19 Sep '12, 6pm

Bee Boulevard: How to turn an urban corridor into a haven for pollinators:

Bee Boulevard: How to turn an urban corridor into a haven for pollinators:

Sarah Bergmann does not see herself as a political artist. Promoting social causes, raising awareness — that stuff doesn’t appeal to her. But she likes asking questions. Doing so, she says, “allows me to learn about the world and respond to it, and do something physical based on what I learn.” Several years ago, Bergmann, a painter by training, started asking questions about the fate of the world’s pollinators. And while she’s not an environmentalist per se, Bergmann’s art and graphic design work never stray far from the environmental sphere. To her, the complex and shifting relationships between pollinators and plants have always begged further investigation. Bergmann’s response to what she learned is a work-in-progress called the Pollinator Pathway , a mile-long corridor of pollinator-friendly, mostly native plants stretching between two green spaces in the heart of Seat...

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