Martha

Four Channel Video Installation
7:47 minutes
2021
The passenger pigeon once populated our lands for many years. But within 50 years, humans had slaughtered them to near extinction. Martha, the last surviving passenger pigeon, died in the Cincinnati Zoo a century ago. The plight of the passenger pigeon, like a fable, seems awfully close to our own self-destruction…

Text and concept by Zhouzhou & Zhiwan Cheung
Videographer & editor: Zhiwan Cheung
Installation: Zhiwan Cheung
Actor: Berlina Li
Styling: Zhouzhou
Space: Untitled Space

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