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Talk and Performance: Dancing with Bees

Wed 27 March at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Discover more about this exciting new public art project with artist Zanny Begg, scientist Peter Gillespie and dancer Maddie Tratt.

The Arts and Sciences meet in Dancing with Bees, a groundbreaking artwork by Zanny Begg that invites viewers to reconsider our fragile ecosystem and notions of time though dance and the use of visually striking imagery of local bee species.

Talk and Performance: Dancing with Bees Tickets, Wed 27/03/2024 at 5:30 pm | Eventbrite

Join Zanny Begg, Artist and Peter Gillespie, Curator, Scientific Collections, Biosecurity Collections, Primary Industries, Department of Regional NSW for a discussion in the Gallery Theatre prior to the official launch of the project. Also included will be a dance performance by Central West dancer, Maddie Tratt who features in the Dancing with Bees project.

Read more about the launch.

Read more about Dancing with Bees

Proudly funded by Creative Australia, Create NSW, the NSW Government and Orange City Council with support from the NSW Department of Primary Industries Biosecurity Unit, Orange. Zanny Begg is the 2023 Creative Australia Visual Arts Fellowship recipient.

Image: Dancing with Bees, Zanny Begg 2024, Neon Cuckoo / Thyreus Nitidulus.


Wed 27 March
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Image: Dancing with Bees, Zanny Begg 2024, Neon Cuckoo / Thyreus Nitidulus.


Orange Regional Gallery
149 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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