Dublin creatives at H&G Creations have come together to give Dublin food for thought on the importance of the honey bee through an immersive floating art installation. We need bees for food security and to maintain healthy ecosystems. Unfortunately, their populations are dwindling. H&G are hoping to fight against that and save the honey-bee community.
H&G was founded in 2014 to give back to the community through nights filled with immersive art. Each event aims to add colour to Dublin City.
After a busy year of creating memories through events including a haunted Halloween mansion party, an NYE palace party and a Valentine’s lovenest, H&G Creations Ltd. have turned their creative eye to spark a conversation about the honey bee.
The team are set to construct a floral art installation that will float on Percy’s Place on the canal in aid of the honeybee. The installation will take place on August 22nd.
“This summer, we wanted to focus our attention on a different life-form that plays an integral part to our food source,” says co-founder Sinead Bailey Kelly.
🐝Are you attending H&G's Bee-Kind Garden 22.08.19🐝
Next week H&G are sculpting a stunning floating garden for our buzzy friends upon the canal at Percy's Place. With art, music, free-bee gifts and all-round craic, you should join us and our buzz x pic.twitter.com/xBPJyinrMG
— H&G Creations (@xHGCreations) August 16, 2019
Using their floristry skills, H&G will focus on Irish wild-flowers, the honey bee’s favourite pollen source, to create the installation. “It’s all about raising awareness and keeping the conversation going. We want to show everyone how easy it is to do their part in helping the honey bee,” explains co-founder Deirdre Young.
Moreover, the team at H&G will be throwing ‘free-bee’ gift packages ashore to passers-by, containing Irish wild-flower seeds inside a burlap sack of soil. The aim is to encourage other Dubliners to get involved and help save the bees.
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