The Birds Theatre Project (BDAIE07)

The story of The Birds tells of an ordinary Athenian who sets out with his friend, to escape the hustle and bustle of  city life in Athens. Tired of the law courts, politics, false oracles, and military antics of their fellow citizens, and they resolve to seek out a place to live where they can end their days in peace. This need for peace was one of the primary themes that I found in while reading the play. Tranquility may be found in places of worship, buildings forged for escape.  The birds build this city as an ideal place, a sanctuary. I used images of ancient trees and desolate landscapes when designing my concept