Scuba Tank
Scuba Tank

From the Underwater Award installation

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Another charismatic megafauna...
Another charismatic megafauna...

Photo credit: George Stoyle.

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'Encrustation'
'Encrustation'

Details of the resin casts from the Encrustation piece.

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Scuba Tank
Scuba Tank

From the Underwater Award installation

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Wildlife Trusts

 

Over the years I have worked with the Wildlife Trusts on a range of projects.

 

Through their 'Underwater Award' I learned to dive, drawing marine species in the North Sea, highlighting the micro-ecosystem that exists off the Flamborough Headland. Read more about this and my less than graceful diving experiences here.

Working with shellfishermen and the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's Fisheries Officer, I created a wall installation at the Living Seas Centre (at South Landing) made from resin casts of lobsters and crabs, each specimen containing an object story relating their reproductive cycles, adaptations, literary references, folklore, habitats, prey or culinary usage. Click here for a research and methods poster.