Three New Audio Bee Booths Installed In Canada

Pollination Wunder Station, Sarah Peebles (2011)

Artist Sarah Peebles has installed three new bee listening booths ("Audio Bee Booths") in Ontario and Alberta, Canada. The listening booths are "amplified habitat installations": units that allow observers to see and hear (via headphones) solitary bees and wasps in their habitat. A full explanation can be found here.

The new booths can be found at the Ontario Tree Museum (as part of the Items May Shift exhibition, which opens on 11 September), Ontario's Greenway Blooming Centre (permanently installed), and at Calgary Zoo.

Audio Bee Booths are part of an ongoing project on Canadian pollinators by Peebles called Resonating Bodies. Watch a video of a listening booth in action below:

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