La Paloma

2016, Video-Animation, 16:9, 2:20 min

 

La Paloma (Spanish: the dove) speaks of the decelerated lightness of being, at a far remove from a world seemingly spinning ever faster. For a brief moment, a joyous lightness, a sexual touch, a smile hover in the air, defying weightlessness.

Valentin Oellers was born in Waterloo in Belgium in 1987. He currently lives in Offenbach and Athens. Oellers is a film- maker, scriptwriter and 3D artist. Since 2009 he studies at Offenbach University of Art and Design. Currently he spends a semester abroad in Greece. His work revolves around the process of storytelling based on a range of skills in a variety of media – from idea development to screen play, drawing, films and motion design.