The work explores species living in intertidal zones off the coast of the UK and their relationship with humans. The strandline, where the land meets the sea, is a place of constant change, adaption and resilience. The work is inspired by Rachel Carson’s book The Edge of the Sea (1955).
Free standing installation with sound, 2m high, 1.2m diameter. Made from wood, found organic matter and fabrics printed with microscopic images of sea urchins, horn wrack and sea water. With embroidered text panel. The audio explores sea urchins relationship to humans and includes the chorus of sea urchins.