Plusieurs Oiseaux des Arbres de Vie

Many Birds From The Tree of Life
who we are

Artist Chris Maynard is passionate about feathers. He says, “my work with feathers gives me a satisfying perch from which to view the world.”

An Edward Curtis photograph from 1928, showing an  Inuit hunter/fisherman wearing a bird mask.

An Edward Curtis photograph from 1928, showing an Inuit hunter/fisherman wearing a bird mask.

The Head of a Kite, from Life
John Ruskin, 30 August - 1 September 1870
© University of Oxford - Ashmolean Museum

The Head of a Kite, from Life
John Ruskin, 30 August - 1 September 1870
© University of Oxford - Ashmolean Museum

"It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for a bird to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.” ― C.S. Lewis