A fish rack is filled with plastic garbage collected along the Norwegian coastline, visualizing the amount of plastic in our oceans.
In this EcoArt project, Lise Wulff is collaborating with Hurtigruten and Hurtigruten Foundation. Beach cleanings have been carried through along the coast of Norway by the passengers and crew, and the plastic garbage is mounted on a fish rack in beautiful Lofoten, Norway. See the film here >>>
Replacing the fish that should normally hang on the rack, with plastic, creates a strong visual message about all the plastic that is floating in our oceans. Hopefully, it will contribute to the awareness on this severe issue.
11 ships from Hurtigruten took part in the beach cleanings the 19th of September, gathering 1,6 ton of garbage, mostly plastic. As the ships arrived the harbor of Svolvær in Lofoten, the passengers took part in mounting the art piece. Also the local people joined in, amongst other a school class and a youth handball team. The HESJE art project is supported by the Norwegian Environment Agency, Miljødirektoratet.
For more pictures and information on the project, please see the news journal.
Photos: Roy Størkersen and Lise Wulff