Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Swarm: A Collaboration with Bees

Melanie 2008 Valerie Knapp©  Embroidery, ink, vintage map, papers.  A gift for my friend.































My long-time friend Melanie Chikofsky, Managing Director and Instructor at the Al Green Sculpture Studio School  recently worked with Penelope Stewart, assisting her with mold-making to realize her sculptural project Daphne, 'a new sensory architecture' created for the exhibit Swarm: A Collaboration with Bees at Ganna Walska Lotusland, Santa Barbara, CA.  'Stewart has transformed a room at the gallery lining it entirely with beeswax tiles from floor to ceiling'.  Quotes are from exhibit description.  Check out the links for more photos and info.



Succulents cast in beeswax for Daphne,  2013.  Penelope Stewart




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