40 Birds

posted: 02-05-10
Celeste Boursier-Mougenot's now-famous zebra finches
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Celeste Boursier-Mougenot's recent installation at the Barbican Art Gallery, in which 40 small birds were given musical instruments, has both become a Youtube sensation and been compared to the work of Marcel Duchamp. If the comparison is valid, the primary reference is to the chance operations; perhaps an even better link would be to Duchamp's chance-driven musical work.


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