Oceans are essential to life on earth, cover more than 70% of the planet’s surface, regulate the climate, and supply the oxygen we need to survive. But every year, more than 8 million tons of plastic enters our oceans affecting marine environments, biodiversity, over 700 different species, and ultimately human health.
Over the past 10 years I have created work to engage audiences with the harmful effects of marine plastic pollution – to inspire change and take action. Captions alongside my work detail the plastic objects photographed within each image, providing the viewer with a realisation of what exists in our oceans.
“Art alone cannot change the world. But bringing attention to marine plastic pollution in this way it is hoped my work will inform and raise awareness about this issue of climate change, and in doing so encourage a wider audience to want to do something about it”.