From: 05/10/2012 To: 28/10/2012 10:30 - 16:00
Location: 11 Mitchell Lane Glasgow, Scotland G1 3NU
Facilitated by Deirdre Nelson and An Tobar, Mull, over 90 terns, made from local Ardalanish wool and recycled materials seek shelter here at the Lighthouse as part of Luminate Scotland festival
Listen to the text written by Kenny Taylor and narrated by Gordon Buchanan accompanies the birds as they travel on their journey across the UK.
Bird Yarns is part of Sea Change, a Cape Farewell programme of expedition, residencies, events and exhibitions across the Islands of Scotland between 2011 and 2014, exploring the relationships between people, place and resources.
Bird Yarns celebrates the feats of the Arctic tern, the greatest traveller on earth, and reflects on the plight of migratory sea birds affected by environmental and climate change.
Bird Yarns brings knitters from Mull and across the UK together with textile artist Deirdre Nelson in response to the changing migration patterns of seabirds across Scotland’s islands.
Main - a knitted tern, image by Shannon Tofts.
Map - map of tern knitters.
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