Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:00pm
Martha Miller Center for Global Communication, Fried Hemenway Auditorium
257 Columbia Avenue, Holland, MI 49423-3692
After years of hearing about ocean “garbage patches,” the crew of the @5Gyres SEA Change research expedition is stunned to learn there is a “fog” of microplastics—trillions of barely visible shards—permeating the world’s oceans. How do you stop a fog? Using sparkling underwater cinematography, an original score by @JackJohnson and shipmate Simon Beins, and live-action footage of the crew’s research, The Smog of the Sea makes an artful call to action for rethinking single-use plastic. Join us, November 30th, for a free screening at 7PM in Fried-Hemingway Auditorium on the first floor of Martha Miller. #AAOPlasticFree #TheSmogOfTheSea.
Following the 30-minute film, there will be a short discussion with Dr. Steven Bouma-Prediger and Dr. David Van Wylen about what we can do next.