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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

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

Learning from the Bees Amsterdam Exhibition

Learning From the Bees Amsterdam Exhibition Westergasfabriek Pazzanistraat 33 1014 DB Amsterdam 7-17th September Opening times: Monday-Saturday 14-20pm Sunday 11am-18pm Calendar of special events: FRIDAY 7th Sept. 19:00 – 22:00 Exhibition opening event with special guests: Cato Fluitsma with a musical interlude & Jonathan Berg who will guide us through a short anthropological presentation on

A guided tour to Sociocracy

In the Autumn 2017 residency, Beetime visited sociocracy teacher and practitioner Nora Plaza, in line with our research on systemic thinking. Nora is a Coordinator of ;Sociocracia Práctica; (Practical Sociocracy) (www.sociocraciapractica.org), a member of the General Circle of Sociocracy For All (www.sociocracyforall.org) and a facilitator in sociocracy or dynamic management, a system of governance that

How can art invite, provoke, educate, explore?

‘Learning from the Bees’ Conference Exhibition

‘Learning from the Bees’ Conference Exhibition Together with Dutch artist Kyra Cramer, we have been invited to curate an exhibition of artwork for an International conference called Learning from the Bees, which will serve as a springboard for discussions about art as a tool for researching, educating and inviting new ways of thinking. We will