The Cemetery of Kings is renowned for the famous individuals of Geneva that have been buried there for hundreds of years, among them Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. 

The Other Side artwork is invited by Utopiana collective to take part to the 1000 Ecologies biennal, curated by Anna Barsegian, and the 3rd edition of the audio space will be opened there in Wednesday 19th at 4 pm. The artwork will be installed to the cemetery until the 10th October, 2019.

This edition of the project is dedicated to the extraordinary naturalist François Huber, who was born in Geneva in 1750. In spite being blind, he made groundbreaking discoveries regarding the magical and mysterious life of the bee.

The comission is supported by Utopiana, Ville de Geneve, the Cemetery of Kings, Frame Foundation Finland and others.

 

 

 

About the Author melliferopolis

Melliferopolis experiments with new ways of understanding bees, beekeeping and the ecology of the hive. The project examines the role of honeybees in an urban context and explores the many differing relations between humans and these semi-wild insects.