Ocean Exhibition at Plymouth University
September 16 @ 10:00 am – December 16 @ 5:00 pm
Ocean explores and celebrates our human connection with the water that covers over 70% of the planet. It does this from a number of different perspectives, bringing together world-leading researchers with contemporary artists and designers to create new works that invite a deeper understanding of the interconnected nature of land and sea. Including a science station for real world experiments, the exhibition also invites the public to get involved, forging a personal connection with the ocean, and our collective responsibility to protect it.
At the core of the exhibition, three commissioned works by Bridgette Ashton, Mat Chivers and Stefanie Posavec create a rich tapestry of ocean narratives informed by Plymouth’s special significance. They explore the hidden secrets of Drake’s Island, the awe-inspiring majesty of the Eddystone Lighthouse, and the intricate, underwater world of Plymouth Sound. Each artist innovatively bridges the gap between science and art, offering an immersive, experiential exploration of the marine world.
The exhibition has been curated by The Arts Institute in collaboration with the Marine Institute. A full programme of associated events accompanies the exhibition, including Bitesize gallery talks.