The photographs in “Our Home is Your Home” were taken on summer solstice (June 21, 2017) at White Earth Community College by the 2017 Plains Art Buzz Lab Interns. The interns worked with photographer Joe Allen, who taught them about photographing nature with macro lenses, enabling the photographers to take a “bee’s eye view” while looking at plants and habitats. Some of the insects featured in the photographs are honeybees, bumble bees, and sweat bees. The plants include milkweed, oxeye daisy, and purple clover. Buzz Lab interns invite you to consider, through a bee’s eye view, this native prairie home that we all share.
Our 2017 Buzz Lab interns are Jacob Andrew, Cal Darling, Leo Devick, Johnson John Dual, Joslin Forness, Ayong Gabriel, Olivia Gariano, Alessa Herrera Grant, Isabetta Herrera Grant, Miró Herrera Grant, Will Hella, Elizabeth Krause, Sofia Lopez, Arop Maciek, Dawer Maciek, Grace Rames, Izzy Settel, Emma Swenson, and Chani Thorne.