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Month: June 2016

Dead Bees in Crochet Sleeves – the Futility of Bandages and the Elevation to Art

Esther Traugot’s piece “Huddle 2 (Workers)” — currently showing as part of a three-artist exhibition called “Excerpts From the Natural World” — has me thinking about all sorts of big issues like colony collapse disorder (all the bees were found dead), the future of bees and how that relates to global food security, how death becomes art, and more practically, how did she even do that? The artist on her own work, excerpted from the East Bay Express, “I think that at face value I’m picking up these objects and kind of caring for them, and the crochet wrappings...

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More Monster Pants – Get the FREE Knit Pattern!

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