Ocean Alert

 

Ocean Alert was commissioned by the City and County of Swansea for the City of Swansea Show, May 25th & 26th 1997, in Singleton Park, Swansea.  The client wanted an exhibit that would: add value to their event; generate additional pre-publicity and introduce an environment theme to the show.  In addition, the client requested that the artwork should have a life after the show.

Within the boundaries of Swansea County are some of Britain's most beautiful stretches of wild coastline, "Ocean Alert" was therefore a natural choice.  We set out to highlight the importance of the marine environment around Swansea and the commitment to preserving this environment currently being shown by the City & County of Swansea in partnership with the business sector.

At the show, in a dedicated marquee, we ran a range of activities, including; painting, collage, sculpture, modelling, music, poetry and animal encounters.  In addition to this, we also organised a two week long exhibition based around our artwork at The Environment Centre, Swansea and ran events on  June 8th, 9th and 10th to coincide with World Oceans Day .

 

 

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