dawn in 4 acts is a 4-box series born in 2 of my passions: running and birds. It's an odd combination. I'm a birder in motion; a birder before daybreak. So I know the distinctive chirps and flutterings of the early birds. My pace and hour of birding aren't conducive to learning the distinctive crown stripe that distinguishes one warbler from another. Still I marvel at how little light is needed to recognize many birds. In each shadow box, my drawings, constructions, and found elements evoke the spirit and ways, place and hour of a bird I know well.
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dawn: act 1