We're thrilled to welcome Myrtle Avenue Bird Town, a temporary public sculpture installation to two Myrtle Avenue locations this weekend - the Carlton Triangle (Myrtle and Carlton) and the NW entrance to Fort Greene Park (Myrtle and St. Edwards). Dozens of playful birdhouses, created by local artists Daniel Goers and Jennifer Wong, will live in trees at these locations from May through December 2010. Stop by on Saturday between 10am and 5pm to see the artists at work!
Goers and Wong used recycled materials and experimental building techniques to create a micro-community of colorful and whimsical birdhouses for this project. Over the coming months, the birds themselves are part of the performance! Check out the artists' website, www.myrtleavenuebirdtown.com, as they document birds feeding, nesting, building, and caring for offspring in these spaces!
Celebrate the opening with us on Thursday, May 6th at Sans Souci Restaurant (330 Myrtle Avenue) from 6-8pm, with drink specials and good eats from their yummy Caribbean menu.
This installation is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (BAC).