Future Dust by Maria Arceo

Artist(s): Installation by Maria Arceo; illuminated at night by Dutch interactive light artist Tim Scheffer.
Running Time: Fri 15 - Wed 20 Sept, all day, entrance terrace. Artist talk on Sat 16 Sept, 1pm
Price: FREE

About this event

Future Dust, an installation by Maria Arceo commissioned for Totally Thames. Illuminated at night by Dutch interactive light artist Tim Scheffer. 

Since September 2016, Maria Arceo has been collecting plastic from over 40 beaches along the tidal Thames, from Teddington up to the Sea. Beachcombing, handpicking, identifying, and colour-coding found plastic debris, Arceo has created a final art piece that aims to visualise the sheer scale of plastic litter that is found along the shores of the tidal river, while also allowing the viewer to relate with these individual objects when examined in close detail.

The installation will be touring across different locations in London and will be illuminated at night. The light installation is designed by Dutch interactive light artist Tim Scheffer.

Talk by artist: Sat 16 Sept, 1pm on the Entrance Terrace.


A commission for Totally Thames 2017 supported by King's College London's Departments of Chemistry and Geography, Cultural Institute at King’s, Arts Council England, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Hubbub, British Land and all the fantastic efforts from Thames21, Metal Culture and our @thamesplastic volunteers.

Transport and logistics were supported by Whites Transport Ltd.




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