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Art Exhibit: Ghost Net Landscape

October 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Free

Ghost Net Landscape is an interactive art installation and performance, in which Emily Miller collaborates with visitors to transform piles of “ghost net” fishing rope waste into sculptural, tactile basket forms. The project involves three major components: a massive pile of ghost net rescued from our coastline, a sewing machine workstation where Emily will create the sculptures during the exhibit, and a time-lapse video documenting the process.

After four years working with ghost net, this project translates Emily’s experience into a gallery setting, creating a powerful sculptural presence from one of the most abundant and dangerous sources of ocean trash. The bright colors, organic forms, and tactile textures of each sculpture express the continued allure of plastic despite its status as hazardous marine waste.

Details

Start:
October 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
End:
October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.pacificu.edu/arts/cawein-gallery-art/current-exhibit

Venue

Cawein Gallery at Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116 United States
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Phone:
503-352-6151
Website:
https://www.pacificu.edu/arts/cawein-gallery-art