The Beehive: on life and death of Juanita Nielsen

One of Sydney's most enduring unsolved mysteries — the 1975 disappearance of journalist and activist Juanita Nielsen — is being explored in a new video artwork shown at this year's Sydney Festival.
Nielsen is presumed murdered over her campaign against rampant development in Kings Cross although her body has never been found and no one was ever charged over her death.
The new video artwork, The Beehive, explores the complexities behind the woman and the continuing legacy she left behind.
Artist Zanny Begg said the title was a metaphor both for Nielsen and the city she tried to save.
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