Post by Randall Koral, Sophie Taylor | May 6, 2019
Curator: Bridget Nicholls | Sponsor: Wellcome Trust
As part of their Miniatures Series, the Wellcome Collection commissioned Pestival founder and creative director, Bridget Nicholls, to curate an evening on the theme of entomophobia. The show featured a projection of Percy Smith’s 1911 documentary on the ‘Strength and Agility of Insects’ with live piano accompaniment, a collection of 100-year-old fleas in Mexican wedding clothing and an actual flea circus. Watch Randall Koral’s video and find out more.
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The Beecab is a London taxi specially customised by Pestival and London’s beekeepers, complete with a working beehive in the front seat
Founder Bridget Nicholls has been busy chatting with a celebrity swarm of chatty anthropods