The installation in our Dickens Room by Roberto Cambi aims to highlight the substantial decline in many species of bees in the UK. Under threat from loss of habitat, pesticide use and rising global temperatures, their future has never looked blacker.
Sculptor, painter and studio glass-maker, Roberto Cambi started exhibiting his work at the end of 1970s while still studying at the Ballardini Art Institute in Faenza. He attended the Fine Art Academy in Bologna. He taught different workshops at the Department of Ceramic Art at Seoul National University of Technology in South Korea. Award in Excellency at Mopko International Ceramic Competition in South Korea in 2000. His installation ‘It’s Only A Matter Of Time’ received the Open Award at the Arte Laguna Prize in Venice in 2014. Showing a restless streak and a penchant for pop and playful creations, he often creates his works as part of a wider project or site specific installation. He has two daughters and shares his time between Milan and London.