The project is made possible by the Jandy Ammons Foundation.
Creating synergy between art and agriculture
An artistic pollinator habitat at the Sunflower Field in Dix Park created by Courtney Evans of Tactile Workshop to house native bees cared for by Leigh-Kathryn Bonner of Bee Downtown.
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Create buzz in your community!
Imagine yourself as a bee.
The "Pollinator Hotel" is an abstracted reinterpretation of a bee wing with a holographic black finish, translating for our eyes the way bees perceive light—in iridescent, ultraviolet colors.
Contemporary art magnifies ideas and concerns relevant to our community.
IN THE ARTIST'S MIND
- Courtney Evans
"I am fascinated by the elegance of systems, and how they can be activated in contemporary art." Look for the different types of bees!
Bee Downtown has filled the artistic habitat with tiny tubes to give Mason, Leafcutter, solitary Green Sweat Bees, and large and small Carpenter Bees what they like in a home: long hollow spaces to lay eggs.
Strong ecosystems contain art, people & pollinators.
The project is established by CAM / Raleigh with the support from Betty Eichenberger Adams Society. The BEAS advocate for contemporary art in our community. SWIPE
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