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New Video, New Europe

A Survey of Eastern European Video
January 11 – February 22, 2004

 
Jesper Alvaer
(Czech Republic)
Birds, 2001
1' 18
 
Placing the camera on the ground of a public square, Alvear sprinkles bird food in front of the lens. Within seconds, pigeons smother the frame, cooing, fluttering and pecking until they become a violent cubist jumble whose dissolution is just as sudden.
 

   
   
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