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Survivors’ tales part of the art in Superstorm Sandy exhibit

The stories of people who survived Superstorm Sandy, scrawled in their own handwriting, are an integral part of a new art exhibit remembering the deadly storm and the devastation it caused seven years ago. The “Just Beachy After Sandy” exhibit at Monmouth University in New Jersey is on display through early December.

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Ocean trash is building up. This artist reveals what’s out there.

Barry Rosenthal started collecting plastic garbage on a New York shoreline. His photographs reveal the variety of water-borne trash.

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Tony Plant’s Beach Art, Filmed By Ruarri Joseph

“… stop, and see the beauty we are surrounded by…”

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Artist replaces sand with microplastic found on beaches in contemporary hourglass

Designer Brodie Neill has created a contemporary hourglass filled with microplastic instead of sand to highlight the issue of ocean plastic pollution. The Capsule hourglass, which is filled with microplastic collected by Neill from beaches in Tasmania where he grew up, is an open-edition piece.

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The artist who’s happy with all his work being washed away

The California tide soon washes away work by Andres Amador – but for the artist, that is part of the point.

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“The Rising Sea”; By Ron Perkins

“The Rising Sea”; A Poem By Ron Perkins.

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Midnight Blue – a sand art animation, by David Myriam

This ecological tale takes us to the heart of the underwater world, between night and light, following the rhythm of a whale’s meditations, a privileged witness of human activity on the oceans.

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Danny Boyle’s beach takeover to honour World War One soldiers

Beach Art, News
Oct
5

English Director Danny Boyle has announced a nationwide beachside event to mark the centenary of the end of World War One. Members of the public are invited to assemble at dozens of beaches around the UK on Armistice Day, 11 November.

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Sea Chair, Video

Sea Chair is made entirely from plastic recovered from our oceans. Together with local fishermen, the plastic is collected and made into a stool at sea.

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