Bird Forms

Tree installation

Artist: Seema Nusrat
Material: Dried palm leaves

 

There has been a sharp decline in the number of migratory birds visiting Pakistan and in Karachi this has been precipitated by tree-cutting and development. These bird forms, created with a basketry technique using dried palm leaves, serve as a reminder of how in urban settings and concrete environments we tend to forget how essential they are for landscapes.

 

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