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Past Work - Message in a Bottle

  Outside of Clipper art project at night
 This started out as a proposal to create an ocean scene in the windows of The Clipper, a cafe that used to be a drinking den on Union Street in Plymouth.

This is for the temporary "take over" of The Clipper by Plymouth College of Art. 

My proposal was accepted but I was asked to modify the theme to reflect the College's campaign for social justice.

After some brain-storming at Rhizome, the artist collective I'm now a member of, the idea of getting people to write messages on cut-outs of bottles emerged.
  Creating an ocean scene at night in a Plymouth cafe This was the night view of original idea, before the "message in a bottle" idea emerged. 

We're retaining the overall ocean theme - tinting the  windows blue, adding rocks, coral and some fish - but adding the bottles in the bottom window.
  The Clipper on Union Street, Plymouth Here's what The Clipper looks like in the daylight.  It's owned by Nudge Community Builders, a really interesting community benefit society that's aiming on rejuvinating Stonehouse, a deprived area of Plymouth.
  Inside view of Clipper art project After 2 days we were running out of window space for the bottles.
  Message in a bottle art project View of one of the street level windows

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