Julie Bartholomew, Habitat 2, 2022, earthenware, terra sigillata, H 40, W 25, D 40 cm, photography Greg Piper
The beehive contains stories of works made and inspired by the insect world, including bees, ants, butterflies, beetles and dragonflies.
You are welcome to visit the beehive every 4 June, the day of Mushi kuyo when we pay tribute to the insect world. On this day in Japan, Buddhist services are held for the numerous insects that lose their lives during the local rice harvest.
“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore
Chefs who make - Lee Tran Lam finds four remarkable chefs who make their own tableware, uniquely crafted for their specialist dishes. Terra ferment: Three recipes - Ilka White shares three recipes that reflect the same grounded sensibility that she applies to her weaving practice. Ayvu Rapyta ✿ A selection - Andrea Ferrari presents a part of her translation of Ayvu Rapyta, the sacred myth of the Mbya people of South America, compiled in the twentieth century by Leon Cadogan Ngurra: Finding our way home - Glenn Iseger-Pilkington finds a sense of home with the Ngaanyatjarra community, grounded and connected through Country. With the tip of a needle - Melinda Rackham looks into the Guildhouse Traditional Crafts program, and finds how some migrants to Australia are building new lives for themselves from the craft skills they brought with them.
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