Sparrowhawk Bait, 1999

Digital video, SD 720 × 576 4:3
01:00 min
Filmed in Grizedale, Cumbria, UK
Performed by Marcus Coates
Camera and sound by Marcus Coates
Photography by Adam Sutherland
Produced by Grizedale Arts

Dead songbirds were tied into Coates’s hair. The birds were re-animated by the movement of his head as he ran through the forest. These birds are prey species of the sparrowhawk.