Melliferopolis Lecture at Arabia
Tuesday, October 16th 2012, at 11 am, Room 6036B, in Aalto University, Arabia Campus, department of design
The lecture is hosted by the Creative Sustainability Masters programme at Aalto University.
Harakka Honey Harvest 2012,
Thursday August 2nd, 14 pm, Harakka Island
We harvest the honey from the hive in Harakka after their first season in Melliferopolis. This can be seen more as activity than as event – and no official announcement happened. For more info and some images please go here.
Melliferopolis Seminar May 2012
Saturday May 12th, 12-15 pm, Camp Pixelache at Arbis (Dagmarinkatu 3)
The Art of Gathering Environmental Data – unconference at Camp Pixelache in Helsinki with Jennifer Gabrys/Goldsmiths University, London, Erich Berger/Finnish Bioart Society, Christina Stadlbauer/Melliferopolis and others. Pixelache Camp
Tuesday 15th, 11 am – 6 pm, Seminar at Aalto ARTS, Arabia Campus, 5th floor, room 5022
Series of lectures and discussions, with writer Johanna Sinisalo, researchers Lauri Ruottinen/Hunajaluotsi Oy, Stephen Venn and Kaisa Hauru/Urban Ecology Reseach Group, Helsinki University, Christina Stadlbauer and others.
|Christina Stadlbauer||Melliferopolis – an introduction to the project and its vision||11:00 – 12:00|
|Ulla Taipale||About Future Art Base / Biological Arts||12:00 – 12:15|
|Ferenc Vilisics||How can urban environments support bees?||12:15 – 12:45|
|Break for Lunch||12:45 – 13:45|
|Lauri Ruottinen||Introduction to beekeeping – how difficult or easy is it to become a beekeeper||13:45 – 14:30|
|Saana Karlsson||Urban gardening and allotments -possibilities of installing a hive||14:30 – 15:00|
|Stephen Venn||How to maintain populations of insect pollinators in urban regions||15:00 – 15:30|
|Break||15:30 – 16:00|
|Kaisa Hauru||Humans meet bees – antagonism or harmony?||16:00 – 16:30|
|Johanna Sinisalo interviewed by Tere Vadén||Bees and the illusion of immortality||16:30 – 17:30|
|Christina Stadlbauer||Discussion and reflections, summary and outlook||17:30 – 18:00|
Melliferopolis Workshop Hands-on – May 2012
Wednesday 16th – Friday 18th, 10 am – 4 pm, Melliferopolis Workshop at Harakka Island, Luontotalo, Helsingin Ympäristökeskus Hands-on and participatory workshop days, where themes of Melliferopolis are explored in more detail and implemented practically. The workshop leaders are Christina Stadlbauer, Lauri Ruottinen/Hunajaluotsi Oy and Stephen Venn/Helsinki University.
|Wed, 16th of May||10:00 – 13:00||Introduction to beekeeping – Lauri Ruottinen||Harakka|
|Wed, 16th of May||14:00 – 18:00||Working with the material – (wood, wax, tools), prepare the hives (indoors) for installment later in the week – Christina Stadlbauer||Harakka|
|Thu, 17th of May||10:00 – 13:00||Presentation of ideas/planned interventions
discussions and outlook to what comes next
|Thu, 17th of May||14:00 – 16:00||Hands-on work on insect hotels – Stephen Venn||Harakka|
|Fri, 18th of May||10:00 – 12:00||Installation of beehives – Harakka, Kaisaniemi, Keilaniemi||Harakka, a.o.|
|Fri, 18th of May||13:00 – 16:00||Visits at existing beehives – Savoy Hotel||Helsinki centre|