Article on Scuba Magazine"Artists Sail the Open Ocean to Reimagine Marine Science" —June 2021News
Excerpt from article
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“The artists are similarly moved. “Both as a scientist and an artist, I was prepared to make ceramic sculptures of biodiversity and species interactions,” says Dr. Fernanda Oyarzún, research associate of the Coastal-Social Ecological Millennium Institute. “But this expedition was on autonomous research—robots—so I had to think a little bit out of my box.” Using clay collected from more than 5,500 feet below the surface, Oyarzún created sculptures of crewmembers’ hands in positions representative of their roles in the expedition.”
Also, check my following blogs on the Artist@Sea experience: The Creative Process in an Artist at Sea Experience and Technology, Exploration and Clay.