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Science, art & fieldwork: eXXpedition ambassador on a communication mission

eXXpedition ambassador Deborah Maw shares how her experience at sea has influenced her artistic and scientific work: “I was part of eXXpedition Round Britain 2017, completing the entire circumnavigation. Originally I trained as a biochemist, researching the structure of vertebrate muscle fibers using electron microscopy. I then went on to train as a teacher before […]

Flotsam Weaving in London

During our eXXpedition Round Britain journey, we are running outreach events in each port! In London, one of our events in an exciting, family-friendly Flotsam Weaving workshop with artist Jo Atherton. Join artist Jo Atherton on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 2017 at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich to create a huge shoal of […]

Creating Art from Waste Plastic

Round Britain crew member, biochemist and environmental artist Deborah Maw gives us the low-down on creating art from waste plastic. Postcards featuring Deborah’s art are available for purchase as part of the eXXpedition Round Britain crowdfunding campaign.   Waste plastic can be found in many places; our recycling bins, non-recycling bins, littering our streets and […]