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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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Striking aerial photos show human impact on the natural world

Shot in Spain and southern France, these images were taken by aerial photographer Tom Hegen, who uses drones, hot air balloons, helicopters and planes to document the impact of human activity on the natural world…

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Tel Aviv’s cool new lifeguard stand ‘hotel’

Tel Aviv is practically synonymous with the beach. But a new hotel is giving tourists an opportunity to experience that famous beach in a whole new way.

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Lines in the Sand: When the Beach Becomes a Canvas, Video

Anyone can write their name in the sand, but Jim Denevan uses the beach to create stunning large-scale art. What started as a hobby over 20 years ago has resulted in worldwide recognition.

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Underwater photographer of the year 2017 winners – in pictures

French photographer Gabriel Barathieu has been named this year’s winner for his ‘balletic, malevolent’ dancing octopus, in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte.

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