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Alfalfa

The prettiest pigeon of Breda
Location
Dijklaan
Material
Latex op stucwerk
Year
2018

Sharp dressed pigeon

For this mural, of a pigeon dressed in traditional Dutch attire, AlfAlfA took inspiration from the many pigeon breeders that once lived around Dijklaan.

Edwin Wiekens

At least 14 pigeon breeders supposedly lived in the area, among which also the former Dutch pigeon sport champion.

Edwin Wiekens

Still very popular

The Dijklaan is home to one of the most famous pigeon doctors in the world. Pigeon sports are still very popular, almost 17.000 still hold pigeons for sport of recreation.

About the artist

Alfalfa

From
Venezuela
Profession
Street Artist
Website
Nicolas Alfalfa

Since 2008 muralist and illustrator Nicolás Sánchez, alias AlfAlfA (VE) has been focusing on urban street art and started by creating small and medium-sized murals, nowadays he mostly makes large-scale murals.

He’s inspired by mythology and local legends and traditions. His work can be seen all over the world, in countries such as Venezuela, Argentina, Bolivia, England, Spain and India.