In this short film, curator Katrina Schwarz talks about how David Shrigley's headless taxidermy work Ostrich was a rich starting point for putting together Lose Your Mind.

Through its inclusion Lose Your Mind, this flightless bird is now destined to fly and tour the world.

Curator Katrina Schwarz and David Shrigley standing in front of his taxidermy piece Ostrich which is being unpacked from its shipping container
Curator Katrina Schwarz and David Shrigley stand in front the shipping container containing his taxidermy work Ostrich at the Instituto Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico. ©

Carlos Jimenez

Ostrich was made in 2009 and is David Shrigley's largest taxidermy to date. It is now part of the British Council collection. 

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