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Landscape as Muse

Season Three - Episode 28

Manitoba Bees with Aganetha Dyck
Wild and domestic bees are an integral part of the worlds food supply, helping to pollinate 30%-50% of what we eat. Aganetha Dyck installs found objects, drawings, paintings, and sculptures into living beehives where they are altered and eventually completed by her winged collaborators. Aganetha’s work shows us that sometimes it is the smallest things that are the most important:

"I am interested in the small – in the really tiny of the world. We’re going so fast, because we have so many people to feed and house and so we just bulldoze ahead. It’s the simple things that already exist that work so hard for us, that that I think we’re kind of ignoring..."