Amazilia, is the scientific name of a hummingbird that felt from its nest and I nursed for two weeks. Before being released, I installed a fountain in the window of my room with a nectar that was changed every day: 3 parts of water to 1 part sugar. Noticing that it was getting back to me, I posted a video camera connected to a TV where I could observe, sizing scale, the hummingbird illuminated by the morning light, sunset, the rain...

During two months, from seven o'clock until six o'clock, the hummingbird came to feed his drinking every 15 minutes. His very presence transformed waiting times in a poem...




Amazilia

Artist: Maria Cristina Carbonell
Production year: 1997
Duration: 00:03:00
Catalogued as: NARRATIVE/FICTION, PERFORMANCE, DOCUMENTATION, AESTHETIC/BEAUTY

Galleries:
UNA

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