PLASTIC FISH

A minimalist sculpture made from plastics differing lifecycles of use; whether from businesses, from individuals’ homes before being disposed or recycled or from collected beach debris. This abstract plastic form symbolises the environmental burden placed on ocean ecosystems through the insidious nature of plastic use in our lives. Set against live performance, sound score and projection of sea life.

I’ve done two separate iteration of the work with the same elements of sculpture, projection & live performance. Firstly, a durational installation work where I collected plastic packaging refuse, produced under a week by 5 different local businesses, that made a 3x3m plastic sculpture and plastic ecosystem surrounding it. That reflected and morphed the images projected onto it. Secondly, a traditional proscenium arch formatted work that used a large piece of plastic from my own plastic refuse. Finding an alternative way of hanging it to view the images through the sculpture, casting a tramsmuted and obscured image on the back screen.

PLASTIC FISH RETURNS, 2019

at Denmark Civic Centre, Denmark WA

Not Waste Festival, Carbon Element Contemporary Dance Showcase

stage performance, 5mins

sculpture, film, improvised movement

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PLASTIC FISH, 2017

at Denmark Arts House, Denmark WA

Art Not Waste exhibition

won 2nd price

performance installation, 6hr durational

sculpture, film, improvised movement

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