In his specially commissioned Shore film entitled I walk there every day but never saw it that way, community video-maker Ed Webb-Ingall explores how the ‘Fogo Process’ initiated in Newfoundland by Canadian filmmaker Colin Lowe in 1967 might function in areas affected by the development and implementation of Marine Protected Areas.
LISTEN - A wonderful oral history recording of John Henderson, an Arran man who talks about the gaelic names of edible sealife to be found on the island. This clip from the rich sound collections of Tobar an Dualchais is selected by Dr Mairi McFadyen of Local Voices who’ll be at the Shore tour venues gathering stories and conversations for sharing across the country.
The ATLAS project is a large-scale European ocean observation project striving to improve our understanding of complex deep-sea ecosystems and their associated species, including those that are new to science. As part of this, Shore venue partner Dynamic Earth has teamed up with marine scientists at ATLAS project lead University of Edinburgh to share knowledge about areas like the Mingulay Reef Complex in the East Mingulay MPA at the southern tip of the Outer Hebrides.
Blueprint brings together scientists, facilitators, artists and skilled media communicators to share expertise, training, innovation and audiences to enable a step-change in the way we consider, and collaborate with, our environment – sparking a vibrant, nationwide conversation about the future of our seas. Alongside Invisible Dust, Blueprint brings together eight other major UK-leading marine research, engagement, advocacy and environmental arts organisations.
Lines is an interactive site-specific light installation by Pekka Niittyvirta & Timo Aho, commissioned by Shore project partner Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre on North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. By use of sensors, the installation interacts with the rising tidal changes; activating on high tide. The work provides a visual reference of future sea level rise.