French Sound Artist Creates Recording Studio for Bees

“We built a recording studio for bees. A sensitive microphone, placed at the center of a wooden box, recorded the flight and activities of each bee entering the mini-studio. We recorded over 600 bees.”
– French sound artist and audio engineer Félix Blume, on the creation of Swarm (2021), a sound installation composed of 250 small speakers, each reproducing the sound of a flying bee [quote edited for brevity]
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