Who's the Pest?
18 April - 16 May 2013
From their first bite to the fact they eat us
when we die, insects will always be part of our lives. Explore the
entwined, co-dependent and timeless love story between humans and
insects and answer the burning question… who is more of a pest?
Booking for free events in April and paid
events will open on 22 March, booking for free events in May will
open on 26 April.
Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April. A walking tour to illuminate our complicated relationship with insects.
Tuesday 23 April–Sunday 5 May. The future brings 3D printed novel insect foods to the palate.
Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 April; Thursday 2 and Friday 3 May. What if you could design your dinner with a click?
Tuesday 30 April and Wednesday 1 May. A gastronomic evening of insect appreciation.
Thursday 16 May, 19.00–20.30. Who is the worst offender: insects or humans?
Free, online and in the Apple app store. In this fast-paced strategy game you must defend your crops from ants. The tables are then turned and you must help the ants feed their nest. As you play first human then ant, you'll find yourself asking: who really is the pest?
Who’s the Pest? is a collaboration between
Pestival and Wellcome Collection.
From an original idea by Pestival. Pestival is a cultural
organisation exploring our relationship with insects and the