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Nerd Bird

Mr. Scruff: DJ/Producer/Doodler Mark Cooper: Joiner/Maker Who Are the Nerd Birds The nerd birds live above Kingbee records. From their elevated lookout post, they can keep an eye on any second hand vinyl being brought into the store, and be first in the queue at 10am when the store opens. My Music My Home This…

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Bird Vaark

Danielle Lowy – Crafter. Who Is Bird Vaark? The Bird-Vaark lives by the saying “We need nature and nature needs us” The human animal is a dominant force among other animals and in nature. As well as wreaking havoc in the world, humans have become disjointed from their origins and nature.  But worry not! The…

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Long-tailed Tit

Katharine Fernie – Artist in Wood & Metal Who Is Violet the Long-tailed Tit. Hello my name is Violet.  I’m a long-tailed tit and I live on Ryebank Fields with my brothers and sisters, family and friends. You can see us flitting about the trees and hedgerows and roaming over the famous historic Nico Ditch…

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Bird Hive

Dr June Williams – Holistic Practitioner Dirk Kessler – Architect What is a Bird Hive? The Bird Hive takes its inspiration from Plato’s Timaeus monologue written around 350BC in the first person about the wonders of the universe, where Plato’s character Timaeus introduces what the universe is made from. Here the natural philosophy of the…

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Stop Motion Animation Bird

Paul Couvela – Animator Who Is the Stop Motion Animation Bird With distinct colonies in Manchester, Bristol and other hubs, the Stop Motion Animation Bird is not easily identified by its unassuming, sometimes scruffy plumage, and yet evidence of its creative existence can be clearly discerned on children’s television and feature films directed by Tim…

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Green-Bellied Litter Picker

Nerissa Cargill Thompson – Visual & Community Artist Who Is the Green-Bellied Litter Picker “Pick it up!” I squawk, “Take it home!” I chirp, “Stop it! Stop it! Stop it!”, I tweet. Those dirty, selfish litter louts. Don’t they care? The plastic on our beaches and in our seas has not all been dropped by…

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Albatross – Ungrounded

Lonn Landis – Ceramics Who Is Albatross Ungrounded Home is a state of mind. It’s not a physical space but rather a mental space. It’s where you feel yourself, where you can be who you are. The albatross lives this every day. Soaring confidently, day after day without the need for company or the chatter…

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Hummingbird

Krystan-Grace – Artist Who is Hummingbird I am native to the Americas (north and south) and I am named so because my wings beat so fast, I make a humming sound when I fly. There are 350 types of me, who come in all shapes, colours and sizes. The smallest of me are just 5cm…

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Crow-d Control

Russell Shire – Social Media Who Is Crow-d Control Bird Crows are often seen as unlucky, probably because they usually dress in black and eat dead things – a sure way to raise eyebrows. Their blank eyes can often be strangely unsettling as they seem to follow you and dissect you like the carrion they…

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Moonrise Sparrow

James Chapman – Who Is Moonrise Sparrow COMING SOON My Home COMING SOON Where I Live Find Me Here People of Chorlton All the people you see on these pages have been absolutely amazing in a time which has been tough for everyone, especially people in the arts. However, these brilliant contributors have given their…

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