Amir Yatziv | RISING STAR

Curators: Dalia Levin, Ghila Limon, Tal Bechler
Jan. 4, 2014 - Aug. 16, 2014

Born in 1972. Lives and works in Berlin

Superstition in the Pigeon, 2013, video, 16 min.

A natural mechanism that has yet to be fully explained guides pigeons back home, to a single home – their birthplace. In Superstition in the Pigeon, the bird starts its poetic flight at the edge of Jerusalem and proceeds on her way home carrying a tiny camera on its back. This work ties together the time-honored tradition of raising postal pigeons with state-of-the-art photographic technology.

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