16 August 2014 - 15 January 2015, Berlin Natural History Museum
You think you know these little beasts that intrude so impertinently everywhere. How could anyone be interested in these hateful creatures unless it were to get rid of them?
The fight against flies has a long history. You can read about household remedies for the uninvited guests in the larder or cowshed even in old books of spells and recipe collections.
Botanical Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of the city of Geneva, Switzerland
Under the angle of the ethnobotanics, the science which studies the relationships and practices between the vegetable world and the man, this new exhibition called “Ethnopalmes" approaches such relation via a preferred target of Ethnologists: the palm trees.