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Guess what I get to do for the next five months? Take a boat to my studio! I’m one of the artists in this session of the LMCC Swing Space residency on Governor’s Island. I’ll have space there till the … Continue reading
From New Zealand. They liked the forest floor and rooting around in underbrush. They built nests like little cups in trees only a few feet away from the ground. Piopios had a beautiful call, and also often mimicked the call … Continue reading
Collectors in the nineteenth century weren’t just interested in raiding nests for eggs, or collecting birds to be kept on mantelpieces. There was also the exploding market for hats with birds on them: Hats adorned with real feathers, wings, and … Continue reading
So, as I’ve mentioned, I am slowly working on a field guide to extinct birds, partly because paper field guides are one of the kinds of printed books that are probably going to disappear (like dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, travel guides, … Continue reading