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Food, art, and sustainability: Karen Eng talks to entomologist Marcel Dicke

As part of GroundWork Gallery’s long-term interests in connecting art, science and environmental sustainability, here we discover the distinguished Dutch Professor Marcel Dicke’s thoughts on insects. In conversation with writer and artist Karen Eng, he turns to the subject of bugs as food, and how increasingly he has become interested in their appearance in art.

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Events

Writing from close observation

Spend Tuesday 3 November in the calm atmosphere of the gallery, refining your writing with acclaimed author and artist Patricia Mullin. Safely confined to just 5 participants you will get lots of attention and inspiration.

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Events

Find your local bugs

Find your local bugs and join us in this big bug-hunting exercise. Buglife, the international invertebrate conservation trust has compiled a list of bugs you can find in your own garden. Most of them are common, but some might take a bit of spotting. Go equipped with a magnifying glass perhaps. Take a notepad and […]

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Cornelia Hesse-Honegger

Cornelia Hesse-Honegger works at the interface between art and science. An exhibitor in Bugs, Beauty and Danger, She aims to testify to the beauties of an increasingly endangered nature.

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News, Other

Grasping the Nettle – weeding, cooking and health

Veronica Sekules A boy brushed a Nettle and was stung by it. His mother told him: “It stung you because you brushed it lightly. Next time grasp it boldly and it will be soft as silk and not hurt you.”A fable attributed to Aesop. The moral? ‘Whatever you do, do it with all your might’. […]

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Previous exhibitions

Bugs: Beauty and Danger

1 August – 5 December 2020 Nicola Bealing, Arno van Berge Henegouwen, Jeroen Eisinga, Claudia Fährenkemper, Sarah Gillespie, Cornelia Hesse-Honegger, Aurora Sciabarra, Alison Turnbull. Stop Press: read this great review in the Spectator 14.03.20, by Mark Cocker: ‘Mother Nature is Finally Getting the Art she Deserves‘ https://www.spectator.co.uk/writer/mark-cocker Bugs, Beauty and Danger is GroundWork gallery’s latest […]

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