In Dialogue (collab with two pigeons)

Video, 5’06”

Instead of walking logically along the built kerbside, I followed the pigeons on the street, tracing their steps, with a camera in hand capturing their path, and moving with them… Perhaps we can be friends for a quick second?

It made my experience on the street more interesting – not necessarily in forming connections with pigeons, but I formed a different relationship with the space: an experience guided by other creature that doesn’t follow the preexisting urban structure.

I edited the video with two different dialogues in the project. One voice is me talking to myself; the other one is how I may speak when talking to other people. Showing two similar but different perspectives of my subjectivity and insecurity undertaking these acts.
©Joy Zhou 2024