Ghostnets go global, and local

Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been abandoned at sea, lost accidentally, or deliberately discarded. The GhostNet Project, which began on islands and in communities around the top of Australia, uses the nets to make artworks, to raise awareness of marine pollution, to be creative. Awareness of Ghostnets is on the rise both nationally and internationally.

A GhostNet exhibition is being held at the Woolloongabba Art Gallery in Brisbane from 14 May – 29 June featuring works from across Cape York and the Torres Strait.

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