You are invited to step inside a giant hive to communicate with bees.The Hive is a multi-sensory experience designed to highlight the life of bees. A feat of British engineering, it stands 17 metres tall and is set in a wild flower meadow. It is the design of UK based artist Wolfgang Buttress and originally created for the UK Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo.
The role of bees in the global food chain is crucial. This artwork, set in Royal Botanic Kew Gardens in London, is meant to be the intermediary between them and us. Composed of 170,000 assembled pieces of aluminium and 1,000 LED lights, The Hive is connected to a real beehive and reproduces its activity in real time.
Source: Inside the bee hive | LivingIt