Tag Archives: birds

Some pigeons are more equal than others

german artist julius von bismark teamed up with swiss photographer julian charrière in this controversial live art installation: a “pigeon-apparatus” was created for the Venice Architecture Biennial on a city rooftop. When the birds flew into it, they were trapped and airbrushed various colors in non-toxic paint before being released back over the city.”

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how to build an owl

1. Decide you must.

2. Develop deep respect
for feather, bone, claw.

3. Place your trembling thumb
where the heart will be:
for one hundred hours watch
so you will know
where to put the first feather.

4. Stay awake forever.
When the bird takes shape
gently pry open its beak
and whisper into it: mouse.

5. Let it go.

{poem by kathleen lynch}

the golden snitch of rings!

these fantastic kinetic rings are the creations of kansas-based metalsmith, dukno yoon.  his da vinci-esque designs mimic the flight of birds when worn and flexed on a finger…