Sensored Hive – Translating Bees

During the Pixelache Camp Helsinki at Vartiosaari, we equipped a hive with temperature, humidity, and weight sensors. The participants of the Festival showed great interest and the hive will be placed in Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden next to the meteorological station.

We worked indoors …

indoors

… outdoors ….

gardentable

and had a visit from one of the non-human collaborators!

beeVisit

More images are also to be found on Erno’s facebook picture collection – thanx Erno!

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melliferopolis

Melliferopolis experiments with new ways of understanding bees, beekeeping and the ecology of the hive. The project examines the role of honeybees in an urban context and explores the many differing relations between humans and these semi-wild insects.

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