Take Flight with the Julian Charriere + Julius Von Bismarck Collaboration

By: Romina S. Cortellucci - Published: Aug 31, 2012 • References: julian-charriere.net & underconsideration
Pigeons are thought of as annoying, dirty birds, but the Julian Charriere + Julius von Bismarck collaboration re-conceives this notion. The Berlin-based artists formed a partnership to build a bird trap that would beautify pigeons in the city of Copenhagen. According to Charriere's website, "the machine works as a bird trap with a conveyor belt mechanism, ones inside the machine the pigeon get automatically airbrushed in different colors."

Placing the machine atop a roof for a week, the pair managed to trap approximately 35 pigeons. Coated in bright blues, vivacious violets and gorgeous greens, the pigeons soared through the skies with their eye-catching makeovers garnering the attention of pedestrians. This simply charming pigeon project produced by Julian Charriere + Julius von Bismarck is a name-maker for these fearless creators. Stats for Colorfully Dyed Pigeons Trending: Older & Mild
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