sarah hatton


Artwork: Mathematical patterns made from real (dead)honeybees by artist and beekeeper Sarah Hatton

“… these patterns have symbolic ties to agriculture, particularly the monoculture crop system that is having such a detrimental effect on bees,” she explained. “In particular, neonicotinoid pesticides, which are used in many countries on these type of crops, destroy bees’ navigational systems…

Hatton says that when viewed in person, the works "produce a vertigo effect” which she likens to the bees’ loss of ability to navigate when exposed to the pesticides.“

quote via Wired

images Peter Laporte