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FRETTING: An exhibition by Anita Chester

June 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm

Fretting is a descriptive term for anxiety. It is also an activity: as a child I went “fretting” with my Dad, a Longshoreman of Eastbourne. On winter days, we would scour the sand at low tide, looking for valuable metal objects – coins, rings, medals etc.
Today, I continue this tradition of fretting, but now I collect plastic trash. I fret about the amount of plastic that is accumulating in our environment.  The work in this exhibition is the expression of my feelings about plastic pollution in the ocean.
As a consumer, I want an alternative to plastic packaging, I want to see a coordinated strategy for effective recycling of plastic, and I want to reduce my dependence on this oil-based product.


June 5 @ 11:00 am
June 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Anita Chester


DC1 Cafe & Gallery
67-69 Seaside Road
Eastbourne, BN21 3PL
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