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Artist Nina Samoiloff from Rockport, MA must spend a lot of time walking around the beach. She collects wood and plastic that she finds on the beaches of Cape Ann to later turn into these beautiful works of art.
One Plastic Beach by High Beam Media. Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris off one beach in Northern California for over ten years. Each piece of plastic Richard and Judith pick up comes back to their house, where it gets cleaned, categorized and stored before being used for their art. The couple make sculptures, prints, jewelry and installations with the plastic they find washed up, raising a deeper concern with the problem of plastic pollution in our seas.
n 1999, Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang started Plastic Forever, a project to collect plastic objects found on Kehoe Beach in Northern California’s Point Reyes National Seashore and make art with it. They are using to the art to promote awareness of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an ocean gyre of plastic marine waste estimated to be twice the size of Hawaii. One Plastic Beach is a 2011 documentary on the couple, their mission and the beautiful art they create from trash.