Valencia

Am suffused with well-being after spending a week in Valencia, Spain. Screened a selection of short films and video art at La Clinica Mundana, and filmed Nazir Tanbouli doing a street mural.

Job done, just enjoyed the Mediterranean splendours of Valencia.

The Valencia poet ibn Khafija wrote about the city, after he went into exile during one the wars between the Andalusians and the Spaniards. He wrote –

“Our hearts, desperate, burn with eternal flames.
The city was so beautiful with its gardens and rivers,
The nights were imbued with the sweet fragrance of narcissus … ”

 

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