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Sonic Bees

Throwback Thursday: Electro Bees in the Black Country Aug 2016

Back in the depths of Winter 2015 Jon was approached by Creative Black Country to contribute a work of art for a field of ceramic flowers, being ‘grown’ by community groups in West Bromwich and the surrounding area.

He submitted several ideas, but the one that really captured the imagination of CBC was a swarm of touch sensitive ceramic bees that buzzed when handled.

Jon’s practice is interactive and playful and the more layers of engagement the better. FAB LAB were the technology collaborators on this occasion with notable and outstanding ‘problem solving’ contribution from Anne Scrimshaw.

The bees were also featured on BBC Midlands today.jon the potter on midlands today with his electro beespotter jon williams being interviewed for midlands todaymidlands today reporter satnam rana makes a pot on the potter's wheel at eastnor pottery

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