[2008] 50羽の鳩に帽子を贈る

11 月 5th, 2008

ヴィデオ 2008
路上で鳩に小さなフェルトの帽子を鳩にプレゼントする。人間の傲慢にも見えるこの行為を通して自分と言葉の通じない相手へのアプローチ方法を模索する。鳩という都会にくらす人間に近い存在の彼らに何をやってあげられるのか。このような事態は人間と動物との関係だけではなく、政治や主義主張を議論する場でもよく起こるのではないかと考えから始まっている

“Give hats to 50 pigeons”  Performance for video 2008, Tokyo
Present hats to pigeons in the street, it looks very selfish behavior for human beings. Niwa
explores how we have a relation ship with others using animal kingdom. It means metaphor of
others who cannot have a relation with us. Through selfish behavior, we get to know and
rethink what we do to others. Kindness things for myself, sometimes it may becomes just
selfish things for others. It can happen everywhere in other world not only between human and
animals. Our history we have made, it would just from one someone’s eye. For the future we
have to solve these problems with not only Decision by majority or Global capitalism but also
new ways. Niwa explores problems of coexistence..

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