Wild Sings the Bird of the Heart
Artist: Rebecca Bauen
Installation Title: There's Longing Everywhere
Media: Assemblage with Music
Number of pieces: 6
The Satin Bower Bird of Australia spends most of the year collecting and displaying blue and shiny objects for the purpose of seduction. I'm intrigued. Unexpectedly, my own blue bird dies suddenly. I transform his cage into a place of beauty, covering the floor with the bluest Moroccan tile, and building a nest from my own collection of blue beads, paint, ink and silver jewelry. A river of blood red velvet and white silk pours through the top, and I open the door...