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A Tree is Dreaming of Uirapuru

04.09. - 09.09. | 10:00 - 19:00


The legend: An extraordinary Amazonian bird Uirapuru sings only once a year, while building its nest. Uirapuru's song is so beautiful that all the other birds stop singing to listen to it. Both in legend and reality Uirapuru represents a symbol of rarefied beauty and loneliness.

The installation: There are several cassette players hung on a tree, each powered by its own solar cell. Each module contains a different fragment of the Uirapuru song. The playback is dependant on the energy coming from the sun. If all the modules start playing at the same time, then one can hear the song in its originality. That will happen only when the sun will be in a particular position according to all disembodied song parts - then everything will stop. For the rest of the time, A Tree is Dreaming of Uirapuru.

Engineering: Byung Jun Kwon

Produced by Lonely Projects
Supported by Fonds BKVB Amsterdam, STEIM Foundation, Amsterdam, Studio CMMAS – Morelia – Mexico
Sponsored by SOLARC – Berlin


Map - A Tree is Dreaming of Uirapuru

All Dates:

04.09. 10:00 - 19:00
05.09. 10:00 - 19:00
06.09. 10:00 - 19:00
07.09. 10:00 - 19:00
08.09. 10:00 - 19:00
09.09. 10:00 - 19:00

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