Artist Kate MccGwire creates remarkable sculptures from carefully-curated feathers sent to her from around the globe. This short documentary examines her philosophy and aesthetic.
Crane.tv visits artist Kate MccGwire in her barge studio in Hampton. Since piquing Charles Saatchi's interest at her degree show at the Royal College of Art with her chicken wishbone installation, Brood, the artist has looked to birds for inspiration, making beautiful objects using feathers of repulsive birds like pigeon, duck, magpie, pheasant and crow.
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URGE (2009) . Mixed media with Magpie, jackdaw and Mallard feathers cabinet. Shown at Age of the Marvellous with All VisualArts Curated by @joelaplaca and @marksandersartconsultancy and then @rwabristol :curated by @gemmabrace in conjunction with @coatesandscarry Photo @tessaangus Archive project – Showing work made during the past 17 years since graduation from