Experiments 

Some of my early efforts at working with the bees are shown here.

In Situ (at Rooms to Let II)
In Situ (at Rooms to Let II)

This work was installed in an abandoned house as part of Rooms to Let II, curated by Melissa Vogley Woods in Columbus Ohio.

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Beeballs
Beeballs

This work (also shown installed) was one of the first objects I got from the bees.

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Bee Iceberg
Bee Iceberg

Early attempts to get the bees to build on objects involved creating objects in the hot shop at The Ohio State University with Linda Diec and adding strategic wax. The bees, however, rejected glass as a material and would only occupy the space long enough to care for the brood we placed there.

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Alligator
Alligator

I also attempted to have the bees build on a taxidermy alligator head, however, they largely ignored the wax and instead began to fill the teeth and eyes with propolis.

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