Flying Curiosities of the Plant & Animal Kingdoms (2009)

A multi-channel video installation

Etienne-Jules Marey | film of bird in flight
Anna Lindemann | animation and narration
Media | 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation, archival film, and scientific ruminations

Flying Curiosities of the Plant & Animal Kingdoms takes inspiration from nineteenth century curiosity cabinets of insect and bird specimens. But here, the curiosity cabinet becomes animated. Not only plumage and iridescent carapaces, but also the beauty of flight, can be examined and admired.