Supervision of Paradise

Supervision of ParadiseThe project Supervision of Paradise is mapping the Spanish tourist destination of Costa Blanca, that seems to turn by intensive growth of residential tourism (for leisure- and 3rd age domiciles), into Europes first address for second-home residencies. Real-estate business contributes to an enormous economical growth attracting both financial capital as well as labour forces.

A multitude of new protagonists is being translated into scenarios of contradiction. The alterations, displacements and reversals of belonging imagine and present in real time Europe as a potential interface of the transitory.   Main emphasis of the work lies in shaping new visibilities and drop-outs of social structures (on the spot) reflecting local and translocal dynamics in situations of everyday life. The project is revolving around the idea of a scenic topography of the area; video essays, photographs and texts are being interwoven and form a growing collection.

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