Art and Ecology

HONEY BEE ∞ LANDSCAPE ∞ HUMAN BEING

BARBA-T · Expo-Citizen Lab
BARBA-T - Art, science and participation in the Barbate River Basin. A commitment to collective intelligence.

BARBA-T - Art, science and participation in the Barbate River Basin. A commitment to collective intelligence.

SUSTAINABLE MUNICIPALITIES / BARBA-T is an active exhibition/laboratory, where scientific studies of the Barbate River basin are brought into conversation with the voices of the local inhabitants. The exhibition program is complemented by a series of socially interactive on-going projects, round table discussions, collective mapping work and other actions to support the regeneration of certain degraded ecosystems, enhance the most resilient ones, and develop municipal programs that propose respectful and conscious attitudes towards conservation.

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Bee Time Artist Residencies

ART AND ECOLOGY RESEARCH

CONTINUOUS OPEN CALL

‘The only thing that the great initiates, those true alchemists, teach us is how to behave like bees, how to draw out the best of nature and above all how to draw out the best of each person we look at, with whom we speak, and see them as a flower... and then beget the honey which feeds the angels.’

Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov

‘The only thing that the great initiates, those true alchemists,  teach us  is how to behave like bees, how to draw out the best of nature and above all  how to draw out the best of each person we look at, with whom we speak, and see them as a flower... and then beget the honey which feeds the angels.’
Holon – our first issue of the series Hex Reflex Publications

Holon – our first issue of the series Hex Reflex Publications

Holon is our first self-edited publication. Initiator of the series Hex Reflex Publications, Holon is the result of the fourth Bee Time residency, which focused on the relationships between the honeybee and systems thinking. Holon is a monograph on art and ecology, a collection of essays and thought processes...

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Who we are

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Swarm re-homing

APIJANDA is a community driven initiative based on education and holistic beekeeping practices. If you would like to meet us, join our swarm rescue teams, become part of our learning community, or sponsor a beehive by supporting us, write to us at apijanda[at]googlegroups.com

BEETIME Artist Residency

A space for creative research during which we aim to introduce the participants to a bee centred approach to beekeeping, and a regenerative approach to the landscape. We equally aim to inspire towards a re-connection with our natural, cultural and social environment, and explore self-organizing principles inspired by hive consciousness.

Socially engaged art projects

Designing and producing creative projects to engage communities with a sense of place, unique to their bioregion. Please get in touch with us if you wish to consider developing a relational art workshop / exhibition / project in your region, writing us to beetimers[at]gmail.com