'The Smog of the Sea'- A Film Screening at Backlit Gallery

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'The Smog of the Sea'- A Film Screening at Backlit Gallery

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Starts: Saturday 13 November 2021 6:00 PM

Ends: Saturday 13 November 2021 8:00 PM

This film is shown to accompany ‘Regulated Exhibition’ 1 October – 5 December 2021, a multidisciplinary collaboration with BACKLIT Gallery, artist Joshua Sofaer and the Environment Agency.

BACKLIT’s Pending Collective presents The Smog of the Sea (2017).

The Smog of the Sea chronicles a 1-week journey through the remote waters of the Sargasso Sea. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard an unusual crew to help him study the sea: renowned surfers Keith & Dan Malloy, musician Jack Johnson, spearfisher woman Kimi Werner, and bodysurfer Mark Cunningham become citizen scientists on a mission to assess the fate of plastics in the world’s oceans.

BUFFERING… is a community cinema project organised by members of Pending Collective. Enjoy exclusive evening access to their latest exhibition and enjoy a hot drink in their pop-up café. 


Pending Collective are a group of emerging artists aged 16-25 years. The group meet on a monthly basis at BACKLIT Gallery and produce a variety of creative projects and events.

When: Saturday 13 November 2021, 6 pm – 8 pm 

Where: Screening Room at BACKLIT Gallery

Suitable for 16+.

To find out more Information and to book tickets please visit: https://backlit.org.uk/programme/film-smog-of-the-sea

Header Image Credit: The Backlit Gallery Facebook page


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