Foraged Codes

Illustrator Jim Spendlove and ecologist Beatrice Dale present their collaboration project, ‘Foraged Codes’. Foraged codes is a visual representation of the available forage for Newcastle’s honeybees over a season. This collaboration project combines Beatrice’s pollinator research with Jim’s unique illustration style, allowing complex scientific principles to be translated across disciplines.

Jim Spendlove - Jim is an illustrator based in Newcastle Upon Tyne in the UK. His unique style combines detailed line work with grainy overlays and classically features landscapes with a dreamy and relaxed feeling.

Beatrice Dale - Beatrice is a PhD student studying at Northumbria University in Newcastle Upon Tyne in the UK. Beatrice is an urban ecologist with a particular interest in insect pollinators and pollination services. Her research focuses on understanding how biodiversity and ecosystem services are affected by the urban landscape.