Frances Gynn

ING Discerning Eye

Mall Galleries, London

Nautilus - Trappings

Ghost nets are derelict fishing gear that has been lost, dumped or abandoned. The image is initially
benign and ethereal, floating gracefully through the open sea. However, a more malign consequence 
becomes apparent. A perpetual moving killing zone, they are ubiquitous in our oceans and a major 
cause of plastic pollution. The image depicts a nautilus shell, a logarithmic spiral drawn as an entwined ghost nets trapping the fragments of plastic which end up in the ocean.

Lino Print, Acrylic, Ink
51cm x 51cm

£1,200.00 Framed

Can be seen at The Mall Galleries
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Storm Front
Breaking Wave (i)
Breaking Net Wave (ii)
Nautilus - Trappings
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