Installation view at the art historical Museum KHM, Vienna. Photo: © Markus Gradwohl.

“In memory of a forgotten augur — might she have foreseen the end of all empires?
Her metallic feathers comb the skies to sound and beat the claim to power with her wings,
and to worship the birds as the true rulers over our imagination.”

Lona Gaikis

pennae (2020)
Patrizia Ruthensteiner

8-part sound installation
20 x 24,5 x 161 cm
Commissioned work for the exhibition
“Maybe Manifested”
KHM Art Historical Museum, Vienna (Kunstkammer)
Exhibition period: 20.04.2021 – 15.08.2021