Migro

  • 2018-2019 | Data, branches and natural wood, elder and hawthorn plants
    500 x 500 x 70 cm | 196 ¾ x 196 ¾ x 27 ½ inches




A land art work which shows up a connection between humans and nature and generates a direct link to the Roccolo di Costa Perla (Montebarro, Galbiate – LC), birds research center. Migro is a scape composed of three elements: birdsong, smell of plants and human’s designed geometry. A circle shape became three-dimensional according to Montebarro’s bird migration data. The shape represents an infinite loop, the cyclical nature, of migration flows during the year. It is composed of small stumps and branches putted in the soil. In the northern part of the installation there are smallest stumps, that represent winter season. The highest point, on est and west, represents spring and autumn, the period of maximum migration flow. In the centre there is an attractor elements for the bird analysed species: one plant of elder and one of hawthorn whose berries are a nutrition source for the birds.