Follow their journey through the lives of birds, from the building of nests to the collecting of eggs. Featuring objects, sculptures, videos and animation, the exhibition celebrates the diversity of natural forms and different ways of looking. An artistic exploration of social history, aesthetics and communication, as well as natural history.
Commissioned by Artangel, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Leeds Art Gallery and Towner Art Gallery, with the support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Spike Island and Bristol Green Capital 2015, the Henry Moore Foundation and Artangel’s Guardian Angels. The Scottish tour is supported by Creative Scotland.
Natural Selection is part of The Artangel Collection, an initiative to bring outstanding film and video works commissioned and produced by Artangel to galleries and museums across the UK. The Artangel Collection has been developed in partnership with Tate and is generously funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The Foyle Foundation.