Not only biologically sound and environmentally safe, but also socially and aesthetically acceptable

27 August - 22 September 2012

"Farmers already lose up to 30% of some crops as a result of birds. Some bird species will double their population in the near future, which will have a dramatic effect on food security worldwide, and as you know food shortage is already a disturbing global phenomenon."

Wildlife scientist and bird expert Kevin Shaw

The "pest bird deterrent" borrows its form, materiality and dynamism from the visual language of Bauhaus and Minimalism.

It is marketed as a tool for the protection of crops, thereby ensuring food security for the earth's human population.

But can an art object really save the world?

Kenzee Patterson is represented by Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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