Bird Maniax

Trained as a musician and composer, French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates works by drawing on the rhythms of daily life to produce sound in unexpected ways. His installation for The Curve will take the form of a walk-though aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars and other instruments and objects. As the birds go about their routine activities, perching on or feeding from the various pieces of equipment, they create a captivating, live soundscape. | Barbican Artgallery notice

On one hand, of course one had to be there. On the other hand, something of its moment is able to be retained, thanks to persistent RSS, google image search and youtube.

h/t to Trudi Esberger, whose blog tipped me off to this exhibit from the spring. Short personal review from Skittle Muster on the worthwhile 365 Days of Music blog..

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