Air falbh leis na h-eòin – Away with the Birds: Tectonics Festival, Culture Show

11 May 2013

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 9 voice version of Air falbh leis na h-eòin (Guth na h-eoòin/Voice of the Bird) ‘highlight’ of Glasgow Tectonics Festival 2013! Hanna and the birds in the Scotsman: http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/music/news-and-features/celebrating-birdsong-the-colour-and-complexity-of-avian-airs-1-2915930 Hanna on the Culture Show with Janice Forsyth  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01s8vt9     ‘A complete and immersive evocation of place and sense, an attempted re-imagining of wilderness landscapes both... Read More ›

Bird Yarns inspires ‘Tern’, by musician Mick Slaven: Listen here

Deirdre Nelson: Artist Diary March 2013

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Tern, written and performed by Mick Slaven   Listen here Copyright control Mick Slaven, 2013:  www.trickyhat.com/mick-slaven.html Riding the Breeze Bird Yarns made a brief landing at Letham Nights in Fife late last year and managed to share the stage with Coal Town Daisies and The Bevvy Sisters. Letham nights aims to bring high quality music to... Read More ›

Air falbh leis na h-eòin – Away with the Birds

Hanna Tuulikki's Complete Audio Diary

Compass Hill, Canna. Photo by Hanna Tuulikki

28 June 2013 Listen here to an extract from Hanna’s diary: Voices at Dusk   29 May 2013 Listen here to an extract from Hanna’s diary: Tracing Lines 19 April 2013 The creation of Air falbh leis na h-eòin: Hanna on tumblr 14 January 2013 Listen here to an extract from Hanna’s diary: Meeting Mary... Read More ›

Bird Yarns. Deirdre Nelson

Artist Diary - Arctic terns descend on Glasgow Botanics!

Photo by Deirdre Nelson

  Birdyarns is gathering supporters and followers with each and every landing, each time making connections in new, exciting and unexpected ways . Recently singer Jo Mango (uk.myspace.com/jomango) got in touch having spotted Creative Scotland’s post about the birds landing in Glasgow. Much of her songwriting involves birds in one way or another so she... Read More ›

Bird Yarns. Mary Jane Lamond

Artist Diary - Flying in from Nova Scotia

The drive home: safety first

11 June 2012 Just a little news on the Cape Breton flock below…I drove down to Sydney  (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia)  yesterday to meet up with Janice MacKay and Kelly Krawchuk to pick up the Cape Breton flock of Arctic Terns. We met up in a pub and had a great visit, some food and... Read More ›

Bird Species & Climate Change

The Global Status Report

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The Global Status Report: A synthesis of current scientific understanding of anthropogenic climate change impacts on global bird species now, and projected future effects. Read More ›

Ditty Boxes. John Cumming, Cecil Tait

Artist Diary: John Cumming on Ditty Boxes at the Künstlerhaus, Dortmund

Gunnar Jónsson, Hringsól 4 (Wander around 4), 7 minute video loop, 2012

24 February 2013 On the invitation of Imi Maufe and Rona Rangsch, joint curators of this themed exhibition, The Ditty Boxes formed part of “Voyage – sea journeys, island hopping and trans-oceanic concepts “, at the Künstlerhaus, Dormund. I travelled, via Copenhagen, to Dortmund for the hanging and opening of this show. Most of the... Read More ›