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"A Peculiar Sculpture"

Lying right in the center of the Olympic Village Square is a quirky sculpture called The Birds. Comprising of a male and a female house sparrow, the fascinating yet bizarre sculpture was designed by Myfanwy MacLeod. Inspired by the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock movie that goes by the same name, the sculpture is about five meters (16.40 feet) tall and was one of the first and the last piece of public art to be approved by the city. The birds are meant to depict immigration and considering how they seem alien and exotic to the backdrop at first, but eventually become ever-present, the ideas and intent of the designer get expressed quite splendidly. If you are in the city, definitely head to the square, to get a glimpse of this unusual sculpture.
Manitoba Street, Olympic Village Square, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5V 1P2
"A Peculiar Sculpture"
Lying right in the center of the Olympic Village Square is a quirky sculpture called The Birds. Comprising of a male and a female house sparrow, the fascinating yet bizarre sculpture was designed by Myfanwy MacLeod. Inspired by the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock movie that goes by the same name, the sculpture is about five meters (16.40 feet) tall and was one of the first and the last piece of public art to be approved by the city. The birds are meant to depict immigration and considering how they seem alien and exotic to the backdrop at first, but eventually become ever-present, the ideas and intent of the designer get expressed quite splendidly. If you are in the city, definitely head to the square, to get a glimpse of this unusual sculpture.
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