A close-up of a flower in neon purple lighting against a black background.

Following the perspective of a solitary bee on a journey through the prairies in search of a wild rose, this immersive video by Alana Bartol and Bryce Krynski blends how bees and humans experience the land around us.

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Surrey Art Gallery - 13750 88 Ave

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The accompanying scratch and sniff card expands on the pleasant and pungent experience of pumpjacks, grazing cattle, prairie grasses, and wildflowers. Through multiple senses, the viewer steps into the world of a bee. With this new perspective, all roses sleep (inviolate light) invites us to dream about our shared future with the living beings around us.

Artists Alana Bartol and Bryce Krynski will be speaking online with artist Lori Weidenhammer on October 19.

About the Artists

Alana Bartol and Bryce Krynski (Mohkínstsis/Calgary) are moving image and interdisciplinary artists. Their independent and collaborative works examine resource extraction, settler-colonial agricultural systems, and loss of biodiversity. They often employ participatory, sensory experiences as a way to de-centre human perception. all roses sleep (inviolate light) is their first collaborative film. 

Curators: Jordan Strom, Zoe Yang
Origin of Exhibition: Art Gallery of Alberta