Entering rooms like flowing rivers of extruded avian life, Kate MccGwire uses delicate bird feathers to create sculptures that look magically alive. To make her pieces, she uses donated or locally sourced wing feathers from birds as different as pigeons and peacocks. Her pieces occupy still spaces, bringing them a quiet and alien sense of motion. See her latest works at katemccgwire.com.
Here MccGwire explains her technique for procuring and using materials on her pieces using pigeon feathers:
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