Current Collections: Impacts of Marine Debris on Wildlife and Aquatic Ecosystems

St. Petersburg

The Current Collections sculpture can be experienced in Poynter Park, St. Petersburg, FL as part of the St. Petersburg permanent public art collection. Experience water currents up close and connect with the power of individual actions making a difference in protecting our waterways and ocean.

Upcoming events

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Sept. 23 – Oct.11, 2015:

Calder Plaza – Grand Rapids, MI

Current Collections will participate in ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI starting in September. The event offers the Embodied Energy Studio the chance to win valuable funds to continue its artistic outreach about pollution in our oceans and what you can do about it. Be sure to visit ArtPrize starting Sept. 23 to vote for Current Collections to help continue the mission.

October, 2015 – 2016:

Current Collections returns to  St. Petersburg, FL.

News

Current Collections makes environmental art with Lovett School

                                      August 2015, Embodied Energy Studio brought the Current Collections project to the 5th and 2nd graders at the Lovett School in Atlanta. The kids learned how trash travels from their neighborhood streets to the Chattahoochee River and down to the ocean in the Gulf of Mexico. We chatted about water vortices where trash accumulates in the ocean and what they can do to improve the health of the environment. Here are pictures of the kids learning how to upcycle plastic that they normally consider trash and turn that plastic into Art! It was great fun working with these 200 kids. Their art will display on reclaimed fishing net from the Gulf of Mexico from September 8th thru October 23rd at the Lovett School art gallery.                                                                                                                       ...

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