I have been selected to join an expedition in October to the Arctic to further develop my on-going project What Goes Around Comes Around, which explores ways of visualising and communicating climate change. During the expedition I will also be collecting land and air samples on behalf of Dr Stephanie Wright and her team at Kings College London, who are leading scientific research into the impact of microplastics on the environment and on human health.
Artist and scientist led, the expedition is an annual residency program called The Arctic Circle that brings together international artists, scientists, architects, and educators, enabling a unique interdisciplinary collaboration and exploration of the region, and to engage in central environmental issues of our time. I will be on board a traditionally rigged tall ship for 18 days, exploring the coast of Svalbard.
To help enable this I need to raise £5000. Funds raised will help to cover the costs of the travel, equipment and materials. I am also supporting two charities in Dorset, Weldmar Hospice, and the Cedars Castle Hill, who provided paliative care for my parents. 25% of the total amount raised throught this campaign will be donated to them, helping to continue the excellent cancer and dementia care and support they provide.
To support me and find out more please visit: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/what-goes-around-comes-around-1