Friday, May 13, 2011

Some of my UV, simulated bee and butterfly vision work on exhibit....

So if you would like to see some of my work (updated 10 2018)


... and you live in North America, then you have a chance to see some here:

University of Alberta, CA, Faculty of Science will offer in 2019 an open online course named BUGS 101 - Insect-Human Interactions, with some of my multispectral work included to help understand how differently insects see the world than we humans.

British Columbia Parks, South Fraser Area, Canada will show in 2018 multispectral images of mine to help explain to park visitors how bees and other insects see differently than humans.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, Canada will show in 2018 Gazania images of mine in human and simulated bee and butterfly vision.


Clark Park Nature Center, Fayetteville NC, 2018 exhibit with my bee on flower images in human and simulated bee vision

Denver Botanic Gardens  2018 exhibit opening in April 2018 about pollinators and butterfly vision which includes my VIS-BV images of Rudbeckia, Gaillardia, Linus and Crepis

American Museum of Natural History, NY at Central Park current 2017-2019 exhibit "Our Senses" which includes the vision of bees and butterflies using my Rudbeckia VIS-UV-BV images

Honeybee research lab at Beaverlodge Farm, Agriculture and Agri-food Alberta, Canada 2017 Honeybee display presentation using Rudbeckia and Zinnia VIS-BV images

Zion National Park,  2017 visitor program on program on pollinators and their special adaptations  demonstrated on Rudbeckia VIS-UV-BV flower images

Highlands Center for Natural History in Prescott, AZ 2017 exhibit on guided naturalists walks demonstrated on various VIS-UV flower images

University of Pennsylvania, Center for Pollinator Research 2017 exhibit about pollination demonstrated on various VIS-UV flower images

Paplote Museo del Niño, México City  2016 exhibit about bees and pollination demonstrated on Bidens, Gazania and Sanvitalia flowers

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, Stonewall, Canada 2016 exhibit about animal senses demonstrated on Rudckia fulgida images

North Carolina Botanical Gardens at Chapel Hill 2015 and 2016 traveling exhibit on bees, pollination, UV nectar guides, demonstrated on Rudbeckia fulgida images

Hershey Gardens' new Milton and Catherine Conservatory, Hershey PA, 2016 exhibit about butterfly vision.

Anoka County Parks Minnesota, 2016 exhibit about butterfly vision demonstrated on  Zinnia and Gazania flowers.

Marine Discovery Center Florida 2016 Course about wildlife, regional ecology, and conservation

Roaring Brook Nature Center Connecticut  2016 exhibit about bee vision demonstrated on Marsh marigold - Caltha palustris

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum 2016 exhibit about bee vision demonstrated on Marsh marigold - Caltha palustris

San Francisco Science Museum, Golden Gate Park 2015 exhibit about Color incl. bee UV vision and pollination, opened June 12, 2015

New York Botanical Gardens, NY exhibit about bee vision

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square PA exhibit about bee vision

Natural History Museum, Bolder CO exhibit about bee vision

Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, Arcata CA exhibit about bee vision and pollination


... and you live in Asia, then you have a chance to see some here :

Greenpower butterfly exhibit 2018 at Kowloon Park Hong Kong will demonstrate the butterflies different vision using my multispectral Rudbeckia hirta images.

Science Center Singapore 2016 exhibit about butterfly vision demonstrated on Gazania rigens in visible, UV and simulated butterfly vision


...and you live in the EU, then you have a chance to see it here:

The Zoological Museum of the University Zurich, Switzerland 
will open up an exhibit on Dec 10, 2018 (tentatively) on Insects with some of my best works included as an animated video.

The Deutsche Hygiene Museum Dresden, Germany will show 2019-2010 an exhibit about Plants and their interaction with humans, suing some of my multispectral works.

Marwell Wildlife in 2018 will have a childrens club exhibit and presentation where they will will be shown how different butterflies and bees see the world co,pared to us humans using some of my works. 

Nymphenburg Museum, Munich Germany witll have an 2018 exhibit showing what bees and butterflies see in contrast to us humans, using some of my multispectral images.

Gardens of the Natural History Museum of Toulouse, France will have an event in May 2018 organized by ludisciences.fr  to show what butterflies and bees see in contrast to us humans using my multispectral images.

National Media Museum, Bradford, UK 2017 exhibit about bee vision demonstrated on Gazania rigens in visible and UV.

Botanical Garden Erlangen, Germany  2016 exhibit using Bidens and Chelidonium to demonstrate UV nectar guides

Biosphere Kristianstad Water, Sweden  exhibit 2016 with images of Lesser Celandine flower in human vision, UV and simulated bee vision


Gasometer Oberhausen, Germany 11. March 2016 -  30 December 2017 "Wonders of Nature" exhibit with large size prints of Zinnia flowers in human vision, UV and simulated bee vision, as well as a video presentation of various flowers in VIS + UV showing hidden nectar guides. 1.5 million visitors have seen this exhibit.

Carl Bosch Museum, Heidelberg Germany 12. September 2015 - 3. April 2016 exhibit about colors and dyes with a video animation with some of my best works in human vision, simulated bee and butterfly vision

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - Tropism Exhibit video animation with some of my best works in human vision, simulated bee and butterfly vision

Natural History Museum, London exhibit about butterfly vision as part of the "sensational butterflies" exhibit, with Rudbeckia and butterfly images in VIS, BV and UV; still on display in 2017

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam video animation with some of my best works in human vision, simulated bee and butterfly visio

All exhibits are different and were designed by the local authorities, whereas I provided assistance and advice as well as my photos.

I'm always happy to help raise the awareness about how beautiful yet fragile our nature is, so I guess that contributes a bit, especially as it also teaches the next generations to come.

Some impressions from the installation at The New York Botanical Gardens





Images (c) The New York Botanical Gardens