Featured at this year’s Classic Boats Festival at St Katharine Docks, this shocking display shows all kinds of discarded plastic and other items, previously thrown into the water. Presented in cages, it illustrates the need for urgent attention to avoid damaging the environment. The following quotation is taken from the website linked below.
‘Plastic pollution is a timely, global environmental issue affecting the Thames, waterways and oceans. The World Economic Forum has predicted there will be more plastic than fish in the sea in weight by 2050.
Artist Maria Arceo will highlight this in Future Dust a large-scale artwork responding to the sheer scale of plastic litter that is being deposited into the Thames. The installation will tour to different riverside locations across London and will be illuminated at dusk by Dutch interactive light artist Tim Scheffer.’
Thanks to the artist, Totally Thames and St Katharine Docks for featuring this and bringing it closer to our attention.