Spill Some environmental disasters get a lot of media attention, like the impact of oil spills. These works are concerned with the disastrous effects and explore how the initial shock and horror grabs peoples’ attention but the headlines disappear long before the effects do. ‘Spill’, An exhibition of works by Della Rees & Alke Schmidt, The Stone Space Gallery, Leytonstone, London, UK.
Beneath Inspired by one particular photograph in the press, showing piles of dead coral forming small mountains on the sea bed, this horrific practice was the result of intensive fishing with drag nets. This series of large drawings is concerned with the mostly hidden destruction of coral reefs. Mixed Media on Paper, 110 x 350 cm
Site-specific installation. 86 Garden gnomes adorned in Morris-esque designs, grow in zen garden like clusters from the front garden of Walthamstow Fire Station, the site of William Morris’ birthplace. London, UK.