Bird Songs for Toronto, 2006-2008

Bird Songs for Toronto is a series of performance, video and audio works that feature children from the Toronto area demonstrating how to use or make birdcalls. Artistic Director Bill Burns, choral director Alan Gasser, choristers from Lord Lansdowne Public School and ALPHA Alternative Public School. Produced by Bill Burns, Krys Verrall and Big Pond Small Fish.

Bird Songs for Toronto works have appeared in exhibitions and festivals at the

  • Biennial of the Moving Image, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2014).
  • Sothebeys Institute, New York; Festival International de Films sur l’Art, Montreal (2013);
  • Dogs and Boats and Airplanes Choir Vinyl LP - The Toronto Concert (2012);
  • Nuit Blanche Toronto (2011);
  • Quebec City Biennial (2010);
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) London (2008)