photographs by Osamu Yokonami
After over a year spent social distancing and living in pods, proximity has never been so imperative—particularly in relation to the outdoors, which has become a sacred space for group gatherings.
In the face of the climate crisis, one thing is clear: we will only get to an ecologically just future by way of working together. If humankind is to heal its relationship to the rest of creation, it must restore harmony—which cannot exist without collaboration. And what could be more emblematic of holism and harmony than a hive?