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Cut from Found Feathers, Minuscule Silhouettes Become Intricate Symbolic Works

1 month ago   |   By Colossal

“Gull Flight” All images © Chris Maynard, shared with permission
Equipped with surgical knives and scissors, artist Chris Maynard carefully slices exquisite silhouettes of birds, people, and tiny stars from individual feathers. He cuts the naturally shed materials, which come from private aviaries and zoos, into metaphorical scenes of change and transformation: figures hatch from eggs, a flock of seagulls flies into a perfectly round arc, and still developing chicks nestle into the barbs. “Feathers are symbols of our aspirations,” the artist tells Colossal. “Like a lot of us, I want to fly...
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