To Become an Ocean brings together art, sound, science and history to craft in an accessible and engaging initiative that highlights the importance of sensing the ocean and our ecosystems.
This ambitious project on ideas relating to critical sustainability across platforms for significant opportunities with a team of collaborators of exceptional proficiency in their respective fields. It presents a potentially career-defining chance for Monaghan Artist Siobhan McDonald's practice to communicate the importance of sensing water as a source of novel scientific exploration internationally, as well as exploring the concept of how art can be used as a force for social change.
Siobhan will be working with artists such as Laurie Anderson, Brian Eno and Chris Watson involving indigenous Inuit communities and scientists across the world, to collect sounds, data and materials that represent local biodiversity, stories and climate change. Collaboration with internationally acclaimed oceanographer Kate Stafford in relation to the tipping points that are resulting in the change of our climate systems.
This project will produce artwork including a documentary film with the purpose of demonstrating the impact of climate change as a pressing global-local level issue.
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