Returning The Bees

9:20 - HD Video - 2.55:1 - Stereo - 2017

An urban beekeeper’s dream comes true: wild honeybees are returned to their hive in a city water meter where they are allowed to thrive among the sprawl of Los Angeles. Exploiting the plasticity of the documentary image, footage from a routine honeybee removal is reversed and rearranged to bring this utopian vision of an alternative urban ecology to buzzing life.