Interactive Bird Cages

2009

The Invisible Woman Series (part 1): Interactive Bird Cages
As part of this body of work I created three small interactive pieces, set in antique birdcages and based on Victorian illustrations and mechanicals.

About the Invisible Woman Series
A series of contemporary phenakistoscopes, pop-up books, paper dolls, automata and interactive dioramas.

Motivated by my interest in storytelling and inspired by recent events indicating a potential newfound status, this semi-autobiographical body of paper works explore contemporary roles through the aesthetic and political lens of Victorian mechanical toys and early animation devices. This body of work was created for a group exhibition entitled "Relics of Futures Past" at Greylock Arts.