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Pamela Longobardi
"Threnody" (vagrant ocean plastic installation)

2020

$10,500

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Threnody, 2020, vagrant ocean plastic, shark bites, bryozoa, plankton, steel, silicone. An installation by Pamela Longobardi, 60"x40" variable dimensions, as part of the artist's series: The Drifters Project. Please inquire about process of installation. The DRIFTERS PROJECT, begun by Pam Longobardi in 2006 after encountering the mountainous piles of plastic the ocean was regurgitating on remote Hawaiian beaches, has worked directly through local sponsorship, small grant support and personal expenditure by cleaning beaches, making art and working with communities in Beijing, China (NY Arts Beijing, 2008); in Atlanta, Georgia (New Genre Landscape, 2008); in Nicoya, Costa Rica (Chorotega Sede/Universidad Nacional, 2009); in Samothraki, Greece (EVROS Cultural Association and PAI 2010); in Monaco (Nouveau Museé National de Monaco 2011); in Seward, Alaska and Alaskan Peninsula, Katmai National Park as part of the GYRE Expedition (Alaska SeaLife Center 2011, Anchorage Museum 2013-4 and CDC Museum in Atlanta, 2015); in Kefalonia, Greece (Ionion Center, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) with the 2014 birth of Plastic Free Island, and in Armila, Panama in collaboration with women artists of the Guna Yala community there. Longobardi and the Drifters Project was recently featured in National Geographic, commissioned for the cover of SIERRA magazine, and was a guest on the Weather Channel. Longobardi is Distinguished Professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta and Artist-In-Nature for Oceanic Society. Pam Longobardi (born 1958) is an American contemporary eco artist and activist, currently living and working in Atlanta, Georgia. She is known internationally for sculptural works and installations created from plastic debris, primarily from marine and coastal environments, as a primary material. Much of her work includes community-based research, such as carbon or plastic audits, as well as collaborative art creation. In 2014, Longobardi was awarded the title of Distinguished University Professor of Art at Georgia State, and was named Artist-in-Residence of the Oceanic Society.

Details

  • Creator
    Pamela Longobardi
  • Creation Year
    2020
  • Dimensions
    Height: 60 in. (152.4 cm)Width: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
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  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU6925864922

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