40 Finches invade Youtube

Posted on April 20, 2010


Youtube propels French artist Céleste Boursier- 

photo by martin godwin / installation by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

Mougenot and his 40 finches

The overwhelming response to the Céleste Boursier-Mougenot exhibition this weekend came as no surprise to it’s host Barbican Curve Gallery in London. Patrons graciously waited over 90 minutes to see the recent Youtube phenom and experience his showing. Reviews were favorable of the 40 zebra finches and their 8 electric guitars; Which justifies the almost 700,000 hits his “Jimi Henchicks” video received on Youtube. …read article