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WHO: Aganetha Dyck
WHAT: Apisculpture Artist

The bees have long been a favorite collaborator for Aganetha Dyck, a Canadian artist born near Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1937. Dyck, whose artistic statement expresses a fascination with “how knowledge is transported and transcribed between humans and other species,” has been working together with swarms of bees since 1991 to create fantastical pieces that combine the creations of humanity with the creations of nature’s pollen-bearers.”

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Bhramari Devi – Hindu Goddess Of Black Bees

“The Indian Bee goddess Bhramari Devi derives her name from the word Bramari, meaning ‘Bees’ in Hindi.  It is said that Bhramari Devi resides inside the heart chakra and emits the buzzing sound of Bees, called ‘Bhramaran’. Likewise, the sound of a Bee humming was emulated in Vedic chants and the humming of Bees represented the essential sound of the universe all across India.”

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WHO: Melissa Haslam
WHAT: Honey Hive
WHERE: melissahaslam.com 

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WHO: Eric Tourneret
WHAT: “The Bee Photographer”
WHERE: thehoneygatherers.com 
WHY: “I grew up in a village on a mountainside above Annecy. When I learned about the dying out of the bees, my instinct as a child of the countryside told me something was wrong in our relationship with nature. I chose to commit myself to the bee and pass on the idea of a living nature.”

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i <3 bees

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Anatomy of a honeybee

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WHO: Maggie Taylor
WHAT: “Girl in a bee dress” 
WHERE: MaggieTaylor.com

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