Appeal Update

A big thank you to the first supporters from across the UK, US and Canada who have generously pledged support to produce the ‘Guide to Beach litter ‘   so far the  Kickstarter Appeal has raised £573 .This is a wonderful achievement  in these difficult  economic times.

The Appeal ends in 8 days time on the 4th of May  . So please pass the link to the Littoral Kickstater appeal  so we can raise the remaining £2,437  needed to produce the  ‘Guides to Beach Litter’

The £573 raised so far will fund photographing all the litter items.

The next £300 will fund going to Millport Field Study Centre  on the Isle of Cumbrae to collaborate with Dr Phillip Cowie Marine Biologist to ascertain the the environmental hazards each litter item poses. An edited version of the risks to wildlife, the food-chain and the wider environment will be included in the Guide.

£600 will will be spent on the  graphic layout and approximately £1,500 will be spent on the printing of the full colour  fold out chart

litter guide

The limited edition of charts are being offered as rewards along with key rings made from beach litter items that have been branded with the locations where they have been found. Take a look at the appeal film and please get in touch with any ideas to promote the appeal.  Like all the  parties I will be taking to the road at the end of the week in the Littoral Arts Project battle-bus to campaign and promote the message for cleaner seas in the littoral zone. Will keep you posted as to the beaches we will be visiting…..

litter sorting  Beach sign copy

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Kickstarter Appeal

Littoral – Kickstarter Appeal 2015

I am planning to use the information I have collected over the last 18 months on beach litter, to make a  series of contemporary artworks for a Littoral Art Project multi-media exhibition

I am asking for your support to produce a key part of this exhibition, a laminated colour
Guide to Beach Litter                             

The guide will help facilitate workshops with community groups that I am scheduled to work with as the exhibition is created and tours Scotland over the next 2 years. The locations are as follows; Shetland, Inverclyde, Ullapool, Peterhead and Edinburgh.

Rewards for your donation include copies of the Guide to Beach Litter and key rings made from items of up-cycled beach litter marked with the location they were recovered from.  Please click on the link below for more details and pass on to friends, colleagues and post on appropriate websites/blogs.   Your help is much appreciated.   Thank you