The Bird Show

Artists: Monira Al Qadiri, Thorsten Brinkmann, Mark Dion, Max Ernst, Gerrit Frohne-Brinkmann, Henrik HĂĄkansson, Petrit Halilaj, Carsten Höller, Nicolas II Huet, Anna Jermolaewa, Ĺ ejla Kamerić, Nira Pereg, Harald Popp, Walid Raad, Robert Rauschenberg, Boris Saccone, Niloufar Shirani, Nora Turato, Élodie Pong

ERES Foundation

Thursday, April 11, 2024 —
Saturday, July 27, 2024

Gerrit Frohne-Brinkmann Dirty Parrots, 2018 Courtesy of the artists and Galerie Noah Klink Photo: Volker Renner — Credits: Gerrit Frohne-Brinkmann
Ĺ ejla Kamerić Liberty, 2015 Courtesy the artist and Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin — Credits: Ĺ ejla Kamerić
Anna Jermolaewa Famous Pigeons, 2021 Courtesy of the artist Photo: Markus Tretter © Kunsthaus Bregenz, Anna Jermolaewa, Bildrecht, Vienna, 2023 — Credits: Kunsthaus Bregenz, Anna Jermolaewa, Bildrecht, Wien, 2023

The Bird Show focuses on the attractive symbolic power of the animals as identity-forming creatures as well as their brilliant sensory perception and their inner magnetic compass. This has made them useful assistants to the military in a wide variety of wars, from the Crusaders to the present day. The unique physique of birds and their ability to navigate fascinate engineers and AI experts alike, making hawks and chickens role models for new developments in bionics and robotics. The exhibition also follows the spectacular migration of birds, the secret of which, according to the latest studies, is probably also rooted in quantum mechanics. The ERES Foundation gallery becomes an “aviary of diversity”, where “dirty parrots” meet “famous pigeons”, while flamingos duck away under imaginary fire and canaries warn of poison gas. The show invites to go birding – without binoculars!

Open Now
Monday
closed
Tuesday
closed
Wednesday
closed
Thursday
14:00 — 18:00
Friday
closed
Saturday
11:00 — 18:00
Sunday
closed

Address: ERES Foundation
Römerstr. 15
80801 MĂĽnchen

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