In 1957, when conducting extra sensory perception trials with animals, a team of leading parapsychologists discovered that pigeons were able to determine the sexuality of humans through visual observation. Pigeons correctly recognised a test participants' sexual persuasion through a combination of identifying particular physiognomic cues and psychic ability. Given the potential ramifications of this discovery at a time where non-heterosexuality was either illegal or condemned, the research wasn't published or reported. Strange Birds is an experimental polyvisual installation artwork that responds to this groundbreaking discovery from an enlightened contemporary perspective.
Kristianne Drake • Rita Fevereiro • Will Jennings • Jacopo Maino • Gemma Marmalade • Heather Miller • Vilma Pimenoff • Minerva de Carvalho •