For The Birds

An immersive night-time journey into a wild avian landscape

For the Birds returns to Durham Lumiere 2019

Back by popular demand, For the Birds returns to the beautiful Botanic Gardens at Durham University as part of Durham Lumiere’s 10th anniversary year. Running from 14 to 17 November 2019 — come and see over 20 captivating installations in celebration of our feathered friends. We are a ‘Festival Flashback’ no less !

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Those crazy flamingos

Producer Jony Easterby has just returned from the Carmargue in Southern France where he was invited by Le Citron Jaune Center the National for Street Arts to work on developing sites and spaces for the presentation of work. The Carmargue is the largest wetland in Europe and has is a hugely important space for bird migrations. […]

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For the Birds at Durham Lumiere Nov 2017

Its been a crazy couple of months  for the For the Birds team with all of us racing around the country, and indeed Europe and Canada, showing work in numerous gardens, venues and spaces. Set against the onset of winter it has taken its toll on some of us, fighting back flu and colds to […]

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For the birds a personal journey by Jony Easterby

  I like so many other artists I know have become struck dumb by the impending crisis of climate change and global catastrophe. Everything I had previously worked towards which I thought to be socially important, aesthetically pure, and culturally relevant started to assume a very dubious and negative mantle. I needed to address my […]

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Where to see For the Birds next?

News is that we will be staging FtB in the North East of England the middle of  November. Yet to be officially announced, but save your dates in the diary, between the 14th and 17th of November! Other dates in the UK tbc are in the South of England in the summer 2018…and even Australia […]

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Well that seemed to go well

Brighton Festival was an insane rollercoaster of a gig. Four weeks working in a woodland just outside Brighton. It seriously took it toll on our kit and just a few years off my life as a producer! Dog walking mafia, environmental petitions, stolen lights, torrential rain, muddy tracks, broken generators, wet electrics an all topped […]

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Interview with Jony Easterby Ftb producer

For the Birds interview Brighton Festival Video

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Brighton Festival Hot Seat… For the Birds

We caught up with Jony Easterby, lead artist and Producer of For the Birds on the immersive night-time adventure he is exclusively bringing to Brighton Festival 2017 How and where will the work be staged?  For the Birds is an immersive walk through a secret woodland location in Brighton. Within that landscape we are going to be placing […]

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FtB to be staged at Brighton Festival 2017

We are super excited to announce the show will be having its English premiere at the Brighton Festival this year. 

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