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The2nd stop of “An Ocean of Change” is on it’s way tomorrow …

A pile of garbage in a capital city! Where has it come from? From the ocean! Washed up on the shores  and ignored, as it is easier to look away, and next to it, a gargantuan octopus! Who is he? Polvo Incognito, created from ocean refuse and drawing much attention since becoming a being of its own! This situation can be found on the 2nd and 3rd of May, 2019 at the Praça da Europa, the „Square of Europe”, in Lisbon. Skeleton Sea artists, Xandi Kreuzeder his team will take children with them on a creative journey.  In the “Turn Trash into Art” workshops, the second stop on “An Ocean of Change”, all the material found at the April beach clean near Ericeira will be transformed into art. As with the beach cleanup, people get personal with the trash. At first sight of the rubbish, massively differing reactions can be heard. Exclamations such as: “What a treasure!” Or “That’s trash!” And yes:  It is intended to draw attention, stimulate creativity and trigger emotions, as this …

Celebrate the World Oceans Day!

To help raise awareness for the preservation of our natural resources, using art as an ally in promoting creative recycling. Skeleton Sea  has accepted this challenge, along with the Municipality of Mafra and the Parishes of Carvoeira, Ericeira and St. Isidoro, thereby organizing several beach clean-ups and creative workshops that aim to celebrate the World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8), under the inspiration of “Ericeira, World Surfing Reserve.” The intention is not only to invite participantes to collect beach trash but to also find new uses for old things, making art from the collected materials and thus jointly create a guardian installation piece for the first World Surfing Reserve in Europe – because together we are stronger and united we can go further! This “Octupus” piece will be presented at Ribeira d’Ilhas beach and is to remain throughout the year as a guardian symbol of marine and coastal water preservation. Little artists will be creating true “Presents of the Sea” by helping raise awareness and build community support for the …