Beekeeper: to Serve the Queen

 
 

Artist Ed Swinden spent the dawning days of 2010 travelling around England meeting the men and women who – if pessimistic voices are to be believed – are our frontline troops in a desperate war against environmental collapse.


The result is a set of detailed, large-scale photographic portraits of beekeepers, all kitted-out in their protective outfits... ready for action, and shown in contemplation of their task and the world's future.


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Introduction