This exhibition features the work of established craft-based artist Dr Julie Bartholomew and early-career contemporary ceramic artist Mahala Hill. The title of this exhibition is aspirational because it refers to the continuing survival of bees, being pollinators and being in existence. Populations of bees are on the decline on a global scale. They are severely impacted particularly in Australia since the Black Summer fires. The loss of billions of insects is little understood, and there are consequences for humans because bees are major pollinators and sustain biodiversity.

Beeing aims to bring greater visibility to bees through the craft practices of these artists. Both artists aim to utilise the aesthetic power of craft practice to engage audiences and encourage critical discourse around the significance of bees and threats to biodiversity.

Costs

This is a free event.

White Bee on green and blue glowing material
Mahala hill, apocalyptic fracture, 2017

Dates

7 Jul - 27 Aug 2022
August 2022
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Location

Craft ACT180 London Circuit, Level 1, North Building, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaMap of the venue locationMap of the venue location

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Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.