Valencia, full of doves, fountains and orange trees. Now its mostly tourists.
La Paloma Espagnola (2006) is part of a two channel installation dealing with the alienation of species from their natural origin, a portrait of doves in two European cities.
This first video depicts the numerous fountains, doves and orange trees of Valencia. They are elements of a cultivated natural layer that serves an aesthetic function and adds extensively to the atmosphere and beauty of the city.