A creative dialogue on waterways and the environment.
Londoners go through two million single-use plastic water bottles a day, one of the highest rates of bottled water consumption in the country. Some of these plastics don’t get recycled. They end up in our waterways. Is there something we can do about it? How does this affect us and the environment?
A panel of artists from Re:Centre, Story Of Books and The Point magazine will be sharing their discoveries on the subject of water pollution via a series of talks and a creative exploration.
*entry includes refreshments and nibbles.
Re:Centre artists Natalie Cronin and Kate Lowe will share their process of exploration and inspiration for their project, Thamesis. Thamesis is a group show featuring artworks and installations made or inspired by objects found in the River Thames.11-11.30 am – Art Studio tour, hot drinks and snacks offered.
11.30 am-12 pm
A talk and visual presentation by Mark King, Publisher of The Point Magazine, and Zarina Holmes, Photographer for After The Rain project. King, a surfer and photographer, will talk on the effects of plastic pollution to surfing on the Devonshire coast. Holmes will talk on the changes to the idyllic Pangkor Island caused by passing traffic in the Strait of Malacca, one of the busiest shipping routes in the world. The Point and After The Rain Magazines will be showcased at the event.
12 pm- 12.30 pm
Re:Centre Art Studio tour / A showcase of books and objects found in the river.
River to River, Coast to Coast is part of the HFArtsFest, they organise open and inclusive art events across the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham between 1 and 9 June 2019.