Sunday, 30 October 2011
Monday, 24 October 2011
Sunday, 23 October 2011
Close-up of above.
Who a bee interacts with in a swarm (discovered only to be about 5 neighbours):
Scouting and collecting behaviour of bees:
Rules when swarming:
Umwelts (Other Worlds):
It seeks to invite the viewer to reflect on their relationship with bees.
Using drawing-based art media, and by means of contrasts between figurative images, quasi-scientific visual conventions, and abstraction, this project attempts to meld this theory with objective methodologies of science, and uses the combination to peek into the hive.
PS. This way of making a decision is the same way that bees make their decisions: By lots of individuals 'voting'. This method is therefore also part of the research project!
Saturday, 22 October 2011
Friday, 21 October 2011
Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Monday, 17 October 2011
If you click, you can see all the tiny holes in this shot. It seems it's worth it to drill two; one each side.
Sunday, 16 October 2011
Saturday, 15 October 2011
I've had seven migraines in the last 12 days. Generally my special medicine works well. But the last three (Thursday, Friday and today) have been rather awful and I've had to take two lots of painkillers and sleep for five or so hours each time. A pity, as they have each begun mid morning, so that virtually writes off the day. And I have a whole lot of end-of-year assignments all due at once too. I do think Tim Nyberg has captured the feeling really well in his painting, 'though, don't you?