Javier Gonzalez Pesce

Javier Gonzales Pesce

Javier Gonzales Pesce

By typing Omonoia Square on Google, I encounter many comments from people warning tourists or potential visitors about this place and how it is dangerous. My first approach is to map this place personally, making pictures, recordings and mainly experiencing the place myself. This personal experience during the workshop leads me me to the production of a series of projects

A sculptural detail from inside the Bagkeion, a bust of Hermes, is cast in plaster, fragmented into small pieces, and transported by 10 carrier pidgeons to a new location where they it is then re-assembled. This way the pigeons are exchanging features that reveal certain activities or simply specific situations that could take place in both sites, making a slight difference in subtle elements that are relevant for understanding the identity of each place. Pigeons are themselves elements of the city landscape, this way I pretend that the landscape itself (through the pigeons) would reconfigure this slight elements on itself. 

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