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One of the birds 2010

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Olympic Plaza , near False Creek
21 August 2010

The Birds sculptures by Myfanwy MacLeod

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Big Birds Vancouver 2010

 The sparrows are approximately 50 times life size

Bird Vancouver 2010

They stand approximately 16 feet and 14 feet tall respectively.

How and why were they commisioned?
See below.
Large Bird Head Vancouver 2010

Short Video of artist explaining project – http://vimeo.com/12515383

Interesting read here – http://heavyindustries.ca/the-birds/

Press releases:

http://www.public-art-directory.com/myfanwy-macleod-the-birds-2010-vancouver-bc-canada_city-107.html

http://vancouver21.wordpress.com/2010/06/02/myfanwy-macleods-the-birds-at-olympic-village-point-to-fragile-biodiversity/

http://www.jaunted.com/story/2010/8/1/163512/4307/travel/Vancouver%92s+Coolest+Public+Art%3A+The+Birds+at+the+Olympic+Village

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