MARLISCO Marine Litter Art works and Italian Exhibition at the Archaeological Museum in Teramo

On the 4th of April 2014, MARLISCO Art Contest Award Ceremony took place in Teramo, Italy: the contest was addressed to artists aiming at realizing art works exclusively made with solid marine litter.

An Italian informative and training exhibition about marine litter, realized by the MARLISCO partnership in various European languages and countries, was set up with the occasion in the same venue and was visited by 425 users: its aim is to inform and sensitise the general public and the educational community about the theme through scientific data, information and images.

The three winning art works, Dario Di Franco’s – Free at least (o.t. Finalmente libero), Steve McPherson’s – An Undesirable Archive, and Sergio Scarcelli’s – “Music Players (o.t. Suonatori), together with other art works submitted to the competition and the MARLISCO exhibition about marine litter, will be exposed at the “F. Savini” Archeological Museum of Teramo from the 18th of April 2014 to the 15th of May 2014 with free entrance and within the 2nd edition of the Cultural Heritage National Days: it is a unique occasion to educate others and ourselves to respect the environment and to reduce marine litter!

The MARLISCO exhibition and the three art works winning the MARLISCO art competition will be then exposed at the MuMa, Musei del Mare e della Navigazione, museum in Genova from the 3rd of June to the 26th of August 2014.

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MARLISCO Project Coordinator: Doriana Calilli, Servizio Politiche Comunitarie, Provincia di Teramo, tel. +390861331407, mob. + 39 366 5670917,,
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The MARLISCO exhibition and one of the Art work about marine litter at the Archaeological Museum in Teramo.

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