The Beehive

Exhibition and Shows

5 Jan 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

On July 4, 1975, the crusading journalist, heiress and anti-development campaigner Juanita Nielsen went to a meeting at a Kings Cross underworld hang-out. She was never seen again.

In this innovative fiction and documentary video installation, artist Zanny Begg and producer Philippa Bateman weave the tropes of true crime and cold case stories with themes of gentrification, corruption and non-conformity: a story that echoes through the urban development tensions and housing affordability struggles Sydney experiences today.

The video is a compilation of scripted fiction (featuring leading actors including Pamela Rabe and Nicolas Hope), documentary interviews and choreographed sequences. Algorithmic editing means The Beehive morphs and evolves with each viewing, offering different glimpses into an enigma embedded in this ever-changing city’s psyche.

The Beehive is assembled by randomising software. Each screening has a unique duration of up to 33 minutes.

Facilities

Free Wifi Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access

Rates

Free Entry

Event Times

5 Jan 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Once Only Event

Venue

UNSW Galleries

Oxford Street and Greens Road, Paddington, 2021

Nearby Accommodation

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Exterior

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Airport

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Pensione Italia B and B Accommodation

Pensione Italia B and B Accommodation

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