THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS [The Conference of the Birds]

Artists who work with community, and care deeply about the world and its citizens, gathered to find innovative ways to connect, to create, and to try and make sense of the pandemic and climate crises.

The Conference of the Birds is an ancient epic poem by Sufi poet Farid ud-Din Attar. . It tells the story of the assembly of the birds, in a time of existential crisis.

Guided by Indigenous thought leadership, digital and design thinking, and creative engagement, 200 artists from seven countries respond to the framework of the ancient Sufi poem to chronicle our journey through new existential crises.