Dawn Chorus

2005-2006,  St Chad’s hymn books reworked by canaries and goldfinches

From 2005 to 2006 ZATORSKI + ZATORSKI filled their studio with birds, allowing them to breed, live and die around them. A series of works during this period featured the finches and canaries, including the film works series entitled Contemplations of Mortality when the artists also filmed the Bishop of Jarrow (currently Bishop of Oxford) and Brother Pascal, a Franciscan monk.