Susana Soares, Design Interactions Department, Royal College of Art. Precise Object from the BEE'S project (Prototype). 2007

Susana Soares, Design Interactions Department, Royal College of Art Precise Object from the BEE'S project (Prototype) 2007

  • MoMA, Floor 1, 1 South

In this series of diagnostic tools, trained bees perform health checkups, detect diseases, and monitor fertility cycles. “Bees have a phenomenal odor perception,” Soares has explained. Precise Object has an outer curved tube that prevents bees from flying accidentally into the interior diagnosis chamber, making for a more precise result.

Gallery label from Applied Design, March 2, 2013–January 31, 2014.
Manufacturer
Prototype by Vilabo
Medium
Borosilicate glass
Dimensions
8 5/8 x 4 3/4" (21.9 x 12.1 cm)
Credit
Gift of The Aaron and Betty Lee Stern Foundation
Object number
459.2008
Copyright
© 2021 Susana Soares
Department
Architecture and Design

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