Bird Cage
Yokohama, Japan
35°27'30.0"N 139°38'11.3"E

Yokohama Triennale of Contemporary Art
Completed 2001


Every day of the Trienniale (72 all together), a wooden balsa bird was sent up to carried by a meteorological research balloon.

The bird carried a positive message inside, asking the finder to plant five seeds according to a primeval Japanese ceremony.

The birds were launched from a rope and steel cocoon-like construction situated in the harbour of Yokohama.

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