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The Songbird Sings of Home

Richard Humann

The Songbird Sings of Home
Ink on styrene, copper, paint
5.5 x 6.5 x 13 in
14 x 16.5 x 33 cm
2015

People from around the world were asked to send in stories from their childhood, written in their native language. The stories were then printed onto styrene and woven into bird nest sculptures. The languages range from Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, Finnish, German, Italian, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and more.

Stories by:

Gema Alava, China Blue, Megumi Chen, Mina Cheon, Cristabel Christo, Genevieve Chua, Mohammed El Mourid, Karolyn Sherwood Graham, Jenn Grauer, Heide Hatry, Richard Humann, Christine Koeffler, Päivi Lukkari, Rizwan Mirza, Giacomo Roccon, Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair, Marissa Soroudi, Robbie Steinbach, Tatyana Stepanova, Barbara Taboni, Katja Villemonteix

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Richard Humann • The Songbird Sings of Home • Ink on paper • 5.5″ x 6.5″ x 13″ • 2015

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Richard Humann • The Songbird Sings of Home • Ink on paper • 5.5″ x 6.5″ x 13″ • 2015

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Richard Humann • The Songbird Sings of Home • Ink on paper • 5.5″ x 6.5″ x 13″ • 2015

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