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Scott Denholm

Artist in Moffat Beach

Ocean of Art

PRESENTED ON MAY 18, 2017
IN SUNSHINE COAST @ VOL 21

"To me, my art now tells a story between nature and humanity, a push and pull, love and betrayal type of visual dialogue that exposes my emotional connections with the ocean."

In Ocean of Art from Pechakucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol. 21, we hear from Scott Denholm, a contemporary ocean artist. His art focuses on the ocean and explores the emotional relationships that we have with it. Through his life as a surfer and conservationist, he has sought to capture semi-abstract moments that resonate with people from all walks of life. His paintings are also created with environmentally friendly art materials. In his presentation, he wants to focus on these emotional relationships and explore them through his new series, "Elevation". 

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PangeaSeed - Save the Ocean

BY AARON GLASSON, TRE PACKARD, AND MAYUMI TAKEDA
@ VOL 74 ON JUN 30, 2010

Aaron Glasson, Tre Packard, and Mayumi Takeda (of the grassroots movement PangeaSeed) focus on the abhorrent effects humans have had on the shark population over the past 50 years, and how they work to generate awareness to protect this apex predator via art, music, and film. (in English and Japanese)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 13, 2013.

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Oceans

BY GEOFF HODGSON
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 09, 2011

Geoff Hodgson is a photographer, surfer, and musician, and in his presentation, his goal is to make us appreciate the forceful nature of oceans. (in English)

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One World, One Ocean

BY CLAIRE FACKLER
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Ocean for Life, created in reponse to the 9/11 attack, is an organization that promotes cross-cultural understanding in the context that we are all connected by one ocean. Claire Fackler talks about the areas and goals of the program and how students learn to have a greater appreciation and respect for the ocean as well as others who are culturally different. 

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Balinese ocean art

BY KADEK WIJAYA
@ VOL 1 ON APR 16, 2014

Kadek Wijaya uses vibrant colours to capture his world of Balinese art that is inspired by the ocean and life around it. He uses different painting styles in order to bring variety in his art work. 

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Message in a Bottle

BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. 

Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!

Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!

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Oceanic Art: Abstract Aerial Photography of Roebuck Bay

BY MIEKE BOYNTON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

This sublime presentation by Mieke Boynton takes you on a mental journey via the tidal plains of Broome, Western Australia. 

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Ocean Acidification: Pteropods in Peril

BY NATALIE WARD
@ VOL 21 ON MAR 13, 2018

Natalie Ward speaks about the impact of ocean acidification on pteropods.

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Mermaid's Coin

BY HANNAH KATARSKI
@ VOL 22 ON JUL 26, 2018

(Apologies for no audio) 

Through Mermaid’s Coin, I combine my two passions, surfing and making, to create limited edition artworks and objects evocative of the beach, ocean and surf culture. It is a one-woman, Fremantle-based business creating ‘surf art’ that is vibrant, retro and fun.

I have always been a maker. When travelling around the world in 2010 on a 'surfari', I was inspired by artists in California and Hawaii, who use their medium to express their love of, and relationship with the ocean.

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Art of the Reef

BY MICHAEL POPE
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2018

The marine world has served as a source of inspiration, a destination and even material debris from which to create art. Join Michael as he explores some of the big names as well as local ones whose work reflects the reef and the ocean around us.