The Ornithopter Garden

The Ornithopter Garden, 2012
Dimensions variable
Steel, cement, timber, plywood, tarpaulin, rubble sacks, found objects, digital images, debris netting, straw bales, boiler insulators, tiles, grass, arable crops, coir logs
Camden Arts Centre, London

The Ornithopter Garden was the result of an artist residency undertaken for two months in the Spring of 2012.  The residency concluded with an in-conversation Graham Dorrington about biomimicry using the ornithopter as a metaphor for humanity’s fallible attempts to imitate nature.

Camden Arts Centre