April 2012: Fashioning Feathers at the Royal Alberta Museum

This includes the BIOGRAPHY OF A LIE – body jewellery for birds used in the plumage trade. These works adorn museum specimens in a dedicated cabinet.

New work for the exhibition includes a bookwork made for a new Hummingbird Display where eight specimens rotate to flash their iridescence. I documented responses to the Hummingbird Cabinet in the Natural History Museum in London, for example below.

Hummingbird Display

Click this link for an online catalogue of the whole exhibition in Edmonton, Alberta compiled by Merle Patchett: