Mermaids & Plastics

At the local London Marathon, alongside the Thames, Sarah had been struck by thousands of plastic bottles discarded by runners. What if these were killing the mermaids? Sarah began a series of sunprints exploring this. The mythical females being “trapped” in a surreal world below the waterline. Sun, real river water, seaweed, and plastics combined their magic to produce this series from Nature.

Mermaid on Greenwich Peninsula – cyanotype (sunprint) on paper
“Trapped” – large cyanotype on fabric
Test Mermaid collage (life-size)

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