Beach Couture: A Haute Mess
By Marina Debris
Opening 29 June, 2018, Martime Museum of Tasmania
Take time to see this potent exhibition with its central issue of the work of Dr Jennifer Lavers, concerned with plastic injection in flesh-footed shearwaters – read more Lynchpin website under Concerns;
Learn more about artists Marina Debris, an Australian “trashion” designer who has been living in America designing garments made from rubbish she found washed up on the beach. Her mission is to inspire people to change their habits and dispose of unwanted goods correctly before they litter our oceans and beaches.
Also from Dr Lavers
Dr Lavers is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies. She is a marine eco-toxicologist with expertise in tropical and temperate seabird ecology, plastic pollution (marine debris), invasive species management, and fisheries by-catch.