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.