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"Zugunruhe" is devoted to the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), a bird that once inhabited North America in almost unimaginable numbers, but was wiped out during the 1800's by hunting and deforestation.
"Zugunruhe" (released May 2009); new release expected in June
Though it was late in the day when we left, we headed across town to the Bell Gallery (Brown University) at 64 College Street, which is currently featuring Rachel Berwick's installation "Zugunruhe."
The German word for migratory nocturnal restlessness—wing whirring, perch hopping, body turning—is Zugunruhe.