Environmental Art
Wallworks "36 Plastic Panels" (2nd of 3 pages)

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Environmental Assemblage Art
Black & White Hessian
Environmental Assemblage Art
Black Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Blue & Black Hessian
Environmental Assemblage Art
Blue Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Bouys & Netting
Environmental Assemblage Art
Brown Foam
Environmental Assemblage Art
Brown Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Clear Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Coke Tops
Environmental Assemblage Art
Cyalumes
Environmental Assemblage Art
Dark Brown Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Dark Green Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Fishing Line
Environmental Assemblage Art
Golf Balls
Environmental Assemblage Art
Grey Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Multi- Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Yellow & Orange Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Orange Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Pink Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Plastics & Hessian
Environmental Assemblage Art
Purple Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Red Plastics
Environmental Assemblage Art
Rope
Environmental Assemblage Art
Strapping
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Straws
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Styrofoam
Environmental Assemblage Art
Tennis Balls
Environmental Assemblage Art
Thongs
Environmental Assemblage Art
White Hessian
Environmental Assemblage Art
White Plastics

Light Blue Plastics

Light Green Plastics

Light Yellow Plastics

Mattress Foam

Mixed Hessian
   
Environmental Assemblage Art
Yellow Plastics
   

     
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Artist statement about the work:

The unabated dumping of thousands of tonnes of plastics has been expressed in my assemblages, installations, totems, digital prints and public artworks. And yet, despite my outrage at this environmental vandalism, I returned to the beach daily to find more pieces for my artist's palette. In an uncanny way, these plastics, as I sorted them and arranged them in my studio took on an unspeakable, indefinable and quite a magical beauty, which always fascinated me.

I see that by making this art, it has been a way of sharing my messages for the need to care for our environment with a broad audience. I feel that even if just a fraction of the viewing audience were to experience a shift in their awareness and consciousness about the environment and art, through being exposed to this artwork then it would be worth it. This stems from the fact that I believe presently humanity is at a critical point in time, with our planet currently existing in a fragile ecological state, with global warming hastening unheard of changes, all amplifying the fact that we need all the help we can get.

|I see the real need for the massive social transformations that are essential, to adequately deal with such crises as the depletion of fossil fuels and climate change. I hope this work can be a timely reminder to us all of the limited supply of these petroleum based materials, which is a direct result of our current collective global mass consumerism.

 

 

 

 

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