Vanishing Point: an art/science collaboration on ocean plastics

Date: May 1, 2015 - July 15, 2015
Time: 9 - 5 (Mon - Fri)


IMAS Public Gallery
Castray Esplanade; HOBART

Vanishing Point is an arts/science collaboration to raise awareness about the issues surrounding plastics pollution in the ocean. Five Tasmanian artists (Katherine Cooper, Sophie CarnellRon Moss, Toby Muir-Wilson and Peter Walsh) and three scientists (Heidi Auman, Frederique Olivier and Patti Virtue) from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) will work to raise awareness about the impact of our daily use of plastics through an art/science collaboration in a complimentary and engaging manner.
Through the mediums of painting (Katherine Cooper), sculpture and jewellery (Sophie Carnell), poetry (Ron Moss), woodwork (Toby Muir-Wilson) and photography (Peter Walsh), each of the artists involved bring their own particular viewpoint to the project. All of the artists live and work in Tasmania and have established merit in their chosen fields of practice.

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Please join us for the opening at 5.30pm on Friday 1 May 2015


Event audience: Everyone