A larger-than-life image of an owl's head is projected onto the facade of a building at night. On Owls, Migration, and Hotel Rooms: A Lyric Essay

Installation view of Doug Aitken, migration (empire), 2008, from Forbes Avenue during Life on Mars, the 2008 Carnegie International. Photo: Tom Little

On Owls, Migration, and Hotel Rooms: A Lyric Essay Adriana E. Ramírez

By Adriana E. Ramírez

The owl in Doug Aitken’s migration (empire) leads Adriana E. Ramírez to reflect on the circumstances that lead humans and animals to travel far from home.

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