The labyrinthine patterns traced by birds on the wing – in footage | Artwork and design


On a hike sooner or later, photographer Xavier Bou, who relies in Barcelona, puzzled if the flight paths of birds might be captured on paper. By means of analysis he realised they might – and represented in a single picture. Since then he’s recorded the labyrinthine patterns created by birds on the wing, a undertaking printed subsequent month as a guide referred to as Ornithographies (Lynx Edicions). “We’re at some extent in historical past the place conservation is not an eccentric passion,” says Bou. “It’s a necessity. I hope Ornithographies encourages individuals to develop into conscious of the birds round us… simply elevate your head and – who is aware of – possibly a fantastic formation of migrating geese will cross by.”

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