“For fish’s sake London don’t drop litter” – a Thames Plastic Art Update

This is the tag line for Maria Arceo’s Future Dust project. The installation, made of plastic litter found in, and around the River Thames has been touring around London. Part of the Totally Thames festival. See my previous posts for more details about how I got involved with this project. The litter has scrubbed up well! My Visit […]

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Thames Plastic Art – Phase 3

Quick catch up Some of you may remember me cleaning plastic rubbish from the Thames. To read why, see my first blog post on this topic. Then there was the big event at Somerset House, for the plastic to be sorted by colour and type. Including the engagement of school children and the public. To […]

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Thames Plastic Art – Phase 2 

Public engagement with waste How to engage the public and school children on the issue of plastic waste in our waterways in a safe and engaging way? Bring clean (semi) clean plastic waste from the length of the river Thames to the Somerset House terrace. Mix in one very enthusiastic artist, a fantastic team, lots […]

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Cleaning rubbish in the name of art!

How and why I found myself cleaning rubbish This year I am aiming to volunteer for Thames 21 at least once a month. The clean up I had planned to attend for May was cancelled. I saw a request for help with cleaning rubbish collected on Thames 21 clean ups for an art project. This […]

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