INVISIBLE OCEAN: PLANKTON AND PLASTIC

Directed by Emily Driscoll
USA, 2014
8 mins

SCREENS AT: 9.00 pm, Friday 5 September
SCREENS AS PART OF THE SHORTS SESSION

Environmental artist Mara Haseltine uses her stunning glass sculptures to shine light on the disappearing plankton in our oceans.

During a Tara Oceans expedition to study the health of the oceans, Haseltine finds an unsettling presence in samples of plankton she collected. The discovery inspires her to create a sculpture that shows that the microscopic Ocean world affects all life on Earth.

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