One of the lucky ones On July 1st 2018 the BBC reported on a seal called Puri that was found by a lifeguard beached off the coast of Norfolk, England. Around its neck was fishing wire which left an open septic wound. The abandoned wire that caused this injury was an extremely thin nylon fishing line that acted like a really slow cheese wire going deeper and deeper into the fat of her neck over time. Alison Cramp, one of Puri’s rescuers, said the seal “must have rolled and rolled continually in the sea trying to get it off but it’s getting tighter and tighter.” The recovery of this little seal will take a substantial amount of time and her life will consist of a mixture of painkillers and antibiotics for months to come. It is impossible to know where the single piece of wire that did such massive damage came from or how long it had been floating in the ocean. Its presence is evidence of a phenomenon known as “Ghost Fishing”, where countless …
The Tollwood festival’s theme is the ocean … Welle machen für Meere ohne Plastik! Raising awareness for plastic free oceans! Everyday open from 2pm to midnight. For more info, please see: http://www.tollwood.de/english/
2015, Joao Parrinha & Xandi Kreuzeder Material: Mixed Beach Trash; Size: 450 cm diameter Location: Ericeira, Portugal
2014, Joao Parrinha & Xandi Kreuzeder
Material: Mixed Beach Trash; Size: 220 cm high
Location: Erceira, Portugal
Since December 2013 on public display in Setubal, Portugal.
2013, Xandi Kreuzeder Material: Driftwood, Size: 300 cm long Location: Kochel, Germany
2013, Xandi Kreuzeder, Material: Rusty Tuna Cans; Size: 280 cm long, Location: Kochel, Germany
2012, Joao Parrinha, Material: Mixed Beach Trash; Size: 200 cm high, Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Lastest artowrk will premier @ Dive & Travel Show in Madrid!
2012, Xandi Kreuzeder, Material: Mixed Beach Trash; Size: 250 cm long, Location: Erceira, Portugal