TRT World Roundtable

Plastic – it’s designed to last – yet we treat it as disposable and somehow, millions of tonnes of it are ending up in the ocean. What can we do to stop it? The UN is calling it a planetary crisis and predicts there’ll be as much plastic in the sea as fish in 25 years. Plastic is almost impossible to avoid. Are alternative materials the answer – or even possible on a global scale? At the Roundtable was Emily Penn, a sailor and environmentalist; Risa Morimoto, a specialist in Economics at SOAS, University of London; Artist Andy Hughes; and …

Photomonitor

Andy Hughes / Raw Truth: Plastic | June 2017 Interviewed by Christiane Monarchi http://www.photomonitor.co.uk/raw-truth-plastic/  

MOOSE ON THE LOOSE

MOOSE ON THE LOOSE Biennale of Research: Transformations, Collaborations. Initiated in 2013 by the UAL Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC), the Biennale’s mission is to celebrate research in its broadest sense across UAL and with selected external partners. In 2017, Moose will form a part of UAL’s Research Fortnight. Moose encompasses individual researchers, collaborators, and also research taking place in libraries and archives. Building on PARC’s own mission to both produce and encourage high quality and innovative research, to mentor and to act as an ideas lab, Moose is bespoke and outward facing. It acknowledges that in an …