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These Birds of Temptation

Intercalations 6

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These Birds of Temptation includes contributions creating a kaleidoscopic murmuration of minor ornithologies, including contributions on feathers, flight, song, loss, escape and evasion, as well as a series of object lessons, poetic reflections, short stories, visual essays and theoretical reflections on birds from Aristotle to Anaïs Nin, among many others.

With contributions by Bik Van der Pol, Bertolt Brecht, Wallace Craig, Anaïs Nin, John Paul Ricco, Bruno Schulz, Francesca Woodman and many, many others.
Edited by Anna-Sophie Springer & Etienne Turpin. Design in collaboration with Katharina Tauer. Berlin: K. Verlag & Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 2021.

The six-volume series Intercalations: paginated exhibition was developed in collaboration with Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin for the SYNAPSE curators’ network and is published as both paperbacks and web-based open access publications. The series provokes questions about the validity of seeming categorical binaries such as culture and nature, human and non-human, subject and object, book and exhibition.

Intercalations: paginated exhibition is a cooperation of Haus der Kulturen der Welt with K. Verlag, made possible by the Schering Stiftung.

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