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.


With contributions by Bik Van der Pol, David Bonter, Bertholt Brecht, Lêna Bùi, Anne Geene & Arjan de Nooy, Sophia Gräfe, Mary Ellen Hannibal, Lisa Hirmer, Nina Katchadourian, Anna-Katharina Laboissiere, Anaïs Nin, Rob Nixon, Bruno Schulz, Anna-Sophie Springer & Etienne Turpin, Frank Steinheimer, Jenna Sutela, 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 in Spring 2018


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