Dwindling Tide

By Aisling • • 25 May 2020

Commissioned for Amelia Islands “Leave No Trace” Campaign. 

7′ x 4.5′ x 2.5′

Steel, Aluminum, Recycled Beach Fabric

2017

Currently Available

It utilizes beach fabric debris, such as discarded umbrellas, beach chairs, and coolers, as a sculptural material to bring awareness to its impact on the nesting sea turtles and other wildlife.  Items left on the beaches pose obstacles for endangered sea turtle attempting to nest.  They can become entangled in fabrics and furniture, making it difficult for them to nest and make it safely back into the ocean.  The works main form resembles an egg, an innocent life that hangs in a precarious position, which we have created.