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Program of activities Bee Time Swarm Residency

Dentro del programa de nuestra residencia artística El enjambre compartimos algunas de las actividades en las que os invitamos a participar y unir fuerzas en nuestra exploración. En marzo empezamos la creación de un jardín melífero en Santa Lucía. Para ello estamos ‘limpiando’ y tratando de encontrar formas para compensar el efecto negativo de la

Swarming Beetime Residency

Artists in residence, April 2019

Beetime: Arte para el cambio Programa de sensibilización y fomento de la APICULTURA NATURAL como agente cooperante en modelos de RESTAURACIÓN ECOLÓGICA Trabajamos en el tejido social, acompañando este programa de residencias con acciones que vinculan directamente a la ciudadanía, proponiendo una relación sensible y sostenible con el entorno, realizando una labor de concienciación y

Meeting FAMSI ∞

Una intensa jornada por la que nos sentimos agradecidas!!! Pudimos conocer algunos de los otros proyectos que el FAMSI ha seleccionado en el marco del proyecto europeo ¡NO hay un PLANeta B! financiado por la Unión europea a través del Programa DEAR. Después de una ronda de presentación por parte de FAMSI, nos cuentan la

Preparaciones Primaverales

Spring Preparations

This month of March, like every year, is dedicated to preparing the apiary before the arrival of the swarming season. “Apijanda” learning community has been creating a series of experimental mini-apiaries, in local organic vegetable plots. The idea is to offer the best living conditions for the honey bee colonies, without exploiting its resources and

Microespacio Cultura y Ciudadanía (CyC): Rural Urbano

Micro-space Culture and Citizenship (CyC): Rural Urban

Asistimos al I Microespacio de Cultura y Ciudadanía organizado por el Ministerio de Cultura en Madrid. Invitados por Benito Burgos, secretario general de cooperación cultural con la comunidades autónomas, y guiados por las preguntas de Fran Quiroga, pasamos una mañana intensa intentando enmarcar nuestras actividades api-culturales dentro del fértil terruño español. Conocimos a María Montesinos

El Jardín Melífero

The Melliferous Garden

On March 1st, we begun our current project to raise awareness and promote natural beekeeping as a cooperating agent in ecological restoration models: ART FOR CHANGE, within the framework of the European Project There is no PLANET B! run in Spain by the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI) and financed by the

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BeeTime October 2018

Preparations for the open studio/ pop up exhibition on the last day of our residencies are always somewhat frantic. The slow pace we cultivate during the two week residency period are accelerated with the rush to prepare the space and the experience we want to share with our guests. By five pm on Saturday afternoon,

Meet the artists – October 2018 residency

Welcoming the new residents who will join us between the 14th – 28th October for the Bee Time Residency in Santa Lucia. This residency has been funded by the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership and has selected four Ph.D. students who are joining us to further their practice-based research within their doctoral work. Here

What we learned at the LFTB conference

Learning from the Bees, a conference about natural bee husbandry, took place in Holland at the end of August. It was a brilliant coming together of contemporary thinkers and do-ers who are actively engaged in changing the narrative about honeybee protection. There were over 300 of us coming together from over 30 countries, and that