The Washed Ashore Project has a mission to educate and raise awareness of marine debris and plastic pollution of the seas through art. Project leader Angel Haseltine Pozzi, the group collect debris that has been washed ashore and turn it into the most awesome artwork imaginable. Pozzi orchestrates the construction of these striking sculpture using a dedicated group of volunteers – her passion the cleaning up of the world’s mighty oceans.
90% of the debris collected is petroleum based such as plastics, net and nylon. 98% of this is utilised to make the unique artworks that include a Styrofoam coral reef, Henry the fish, a plastic bottle jelly fish and even a musical star fish…tuned to E flat!