North to South and Back

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Presented by galleryHOMELAND Houston at SpaceHL, Houston TX

May 04
Jun 09
North to South and Back

Based on migratory bird sounds, Lina Dib’s new multi-channel sound installation reflects on the urge to move.

Lina Dib

North to South and Back

SpaceHL May 4 – June 9 2019

Zugunruhe is a word used to describe a certain kind of restlessness animals exhibit when they feel the compulsion to migrate. This urge to move was first reported by farmer and amateur naturalist Johann Naumann in the early 1800s. He noticed that caged migratory birds would flutter anxiously and show signs of shifting sleep patterns around the time that other birds of their species were beginning to migrate. Lina Dib’s multi-channel sound installation, North to South and Back, reflects on this observed urge to move. The work is

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Free Admission

Contact: 503-819-9656


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Opening reception May 4th 6-9PM.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



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