THE PARROT'S TAIL | 2015

<p>Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães, still from <em>The Parrot's Tail</em>, 2015.</p>

Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães, still from The Parrot's Tail, 2015.

Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães, still from The Parrot's Tail, 2015.

Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães, still from The Parrot's Tail, 2015.

Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães, still from The Parrot's Tail, 2015.

Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães, still from The Parrot's Tail, 2015.
Mixed media installation, variable dimensions.
Projection, 14’ 40”
Text editing: Avi Alpert, Tod Wodicka and Daniela Tanner Hernandez
Graphic design: Noah Venezia
Editing: Cristóvão dos Reis
Courtesy the artists, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, and Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam.

The Parrot’s Tail (2015) is a mixed media installation commissioned for the Belgian pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale. It is a fable in five parts, populated by fabulous creatures, allegorically treating the meeting between Western avant-gardes and non-Western cultures.