These Birds of Temptation

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… a queer refrain, populated with both acoustical lines of flight and the sorrows of captivity, wherein the reader-as-exhibition-viewer learns that the minor science of ornithology is as preoccupied with the flirtations and allopreening of avifauna as it is with their taxonomical domination.


These Birds of Temptation. With contributions by Ari Bayuaji, Bik Van der Pol, David Bonter, Bertolt Brecht, Lêna Bùi, Mark Dion, Andreas Döpke & Barbara Marcel, Anne Geene & Arjan de Nooy, Sophia Gräfe, Mary Ellen Hannibal, Lisa Hirmer, Nina Katchadourian, Anna-Katharina Laboissiere, Anaïs Nin, Megan Shaw Prelinger, Bruno Schulz, Anna-Sophie Springer, Frank Steinheimer, Anna Tsing, Etienne Turpin, and others. 


Edited by Anna-Sophie Springer & Etienne Turpin

Design by Katharina Tauer


272 Pages, 13 x 21 cm

Color & black/white images

Softcover, thread-bound

ISBN 978-3-9818635-4-3


Co-published by K. Verlag and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Made possible by the Schering Stiftung.


Forthcoming end of 2018


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