February 8, 2013
BLACK BIRD

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Hand-made bird creations by Studio Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters (The Netherlands).

http://maartenkolk-guuskusters.tumblr.com

August 10, 2012
HOME BIRD

    

Alouette lightings by Atelier Areti (London / Paris).

www.atelierareti.com

June 22, 2012
FLORA AND FAUNA HAVE NEVER BEEN SO CLOSE

      

Paintings and prints by American artist, Michelle Morin. In order from top to bottom: Great Horned Owl / The Collector / Bison Herd / Five Insects / Green Birds

http://unitedthread.blogspot.com

www.etsy.com/people/unitedthread

April 23, 2012
SET IN STONE

    

Mosaic bird artworks by French artist, Veronique Aadli.

http://lesmozasdevero.blogspot.fr

December 15, 2011
TEXTILIDERMY

        

Textile bird sculptures by British artist, Abigail Brown. Entirely hand-made.

www.abigail-brown.co.uk

October 19, 2011
DRESSED TO THE NINES

     

Papier mâché sculptures by French artist, Muse et Homme.

www.muse-et-homme.com

October 15, 2011
RISE OF THE DEAD

      

Sculpture installation, Blessed series, by Dutch artist, Alet Pilon.

www.aletpilon.nl 

INTRODUCING IONA FROMBOLUTI

       

Paintings (oil on panel) by American artist, Iona Fromboluti. In order from top to bottom: Dead Air / Gift of Paris / Cover / Resting under Murky Sky / Distant Past.

www.denisebibrofineart.com/artist/view/984

October 13, 2011
DOUBLE SIGH…………………………………………………

    

Water colour and paper collages by Lucy Everett (Australia).

http://happinessetc.blogspot.com

September 9, 2011
WELCOME TO HEAVEN

    

Artworks (C-print Diasec) by Canadian artist Ysabel le May.

www.ysabellemay.com 

August 29, 2011
DECORATIVELY FUNCTIONAL

    

Porcelain plates from the ‘If you talk to them…’ series, by Far4 shop (Seattle based shop + online)

http://far4.net/shop/?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_15_105&products_id=122&zenid=6c3gg82v463hjqao77dknr4t00

July 31, 2011
AVIAN RUG

      

STUDIO FORMAFANTASMA (Eindhoven based) DESIGNED A COLLECTION OF THREE RUGS INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF 19TH CENTURY ORNITHOLOGIST JAN JAMES AUDUBON, FAMOUS FOR HIS SCIENTIFIC CATEGORISATION OF BIRDS.

www.formafantasma.com 

July 25, 2011
BLAME IT ON OURSELVES

   

Confronting work by American photographer, Chris Jordan.

On Midway Atoll, a remote cluster of islands more than 2000 miles from the nearest continent, the detritus of our mass consumption surfaces in an astonishing place: inside the stomachs of thousands of dead baby albatrosses. The nesting chicks are fed lethal quantities of plastic by their parents, who mistake the floating trash for food as they forage over the vast polluted Pacific Ocean.

For me, kneeling over their carcasses is like looking into a macabre mirror. These birds reflect back an appallingly emblematic result of the collective trance of our consumerism and runaway industrial growth. Like the albatross, we first-world humans find ourselves lacking the ability to discern anymore what is nourishing from what is toxic to our lives and our spirits. Choked to death on our waste, the mythical albatross calls upon us to recognize that our greatest challenge lies not out there, but in here.

www.chrisjordan.com

July 1, 2011
FROM A DREAM

      

Drawings by Dutch artist, Alisa Osinga.

www.alisaosinga.com

May 22, 2011
R.I.P

     

Photographs from the Sans le Savoir series by French photographer, Jean Dominique Ferrucci.

www.jeandominiqueferrucci.com