Multimedia installation Railtrack Songmaps brings bird songs to Tanglin Halt

The multimedia works shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.
The multimedia works shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by photographer (from left) Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.ST PHOTOS: LEE JIA WEN
The multimedia works shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.
The multimedia works shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.ST PHOTOS: LEE JIA WEN
The multimedia works (above) shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by (below from left) photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.
The multimedia works (above) shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by (below from left) photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.ST PHOTOS: LEE JIA WEN
The multimedia works shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.
The multimedia works shown in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre are created by photographer Kee Ya Ting, designer Zachary Chan, artist-researcher Lucy Davis and sound artist Zai Tang.ST PHOTOS: LEE JIA WEN

Discover the birdsong and relationships birds have with people in the former Malayan railway corridor and Tanglin Halt in a new exhibition

In a darkened room in a Queenstown Residents' Committee centre, nests hang from the ceiling amid flickering projections and the twitter of birdsong.

Railtrack Songmaps, a multimedia art installation on the relationships between birds and people in the former Malayan railway corridor and Tanglin Halt, has come home to roost.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 10, 2018, with the headline 'Nest of fowl art'. Print Edition | Subscribe