ART we LIKE: Birds With Skymirrors

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Birds With Skymirrors

Choreography by: Lemi Ponifasio / MAU
Videography by: Sam Hamilton

 

From BAM’s webpage describing the dance:

 

From atop an atoll in Kiribati—an island nation in the South Pacific poised to disappear forever beneath the rising seas—Samoan-born, New Zealand-based artist Lemi Ponifasio watched as birds flew, with shimmering strands of old videotape in their beaks. At once an image of beauty and an omen of the coming ecological tragedy, the sight led Ponifasio to wonder: What would the last dance on earth look like?

 


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