Coo Bird – A Tribute to the City Pigeon. An artwork with its story originating from Manchester and its city pigeons. The challenge to create an object of beauty from a creature considered ugly and pest. Coo is a celebration of our cities, sometimes rundown, sometimes glorious, a pest but also a creative of value. They are a story of finding beauty and humour in the everyday, in the forgotten, in our common city pigeon and its good-luck golden droppings.
Medium: Ceramic artwork.
Dimensions: Coo Bird: length 20cm, depth 11cm, height 21cm. Coo Pu: length 4cm.
Estimate: £225 - £300.
About the artist:
May Wild Studio is the creative practice of Rebecca May and Michael Wild. Designers, Makers & Educators based in Manchester. They design handmade artworks, their work also comprises of exhibitions, commissions, workshops and installations. Combining new design technologies with traditional craft making, their core values center around storytelling, collaboration and material innovation in the handcrafted.