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!