• Tons of Discarded Fishing Nets Are Formed into the Wildlife They Entangle in Sculptures by Ghost Net Collective

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images © Ghost Net Collective, shared with permission courtesy of JGM Gallery
    A fishing net that has been lost or abandoned is known as a ghost net, one of the more formidable elements of “ ghost gear ,” which includes an array of traps, lines, pots, and other equipment discarded or no longer in use by the fishing industry. Due to their vast size, nets pose an ongoing threat to marine wildlife that get tangled in the synthetic mesh and to coral reefs that are smothered by them. Ghost Net Collective , an Australian cross-cultural group of artists who began working together at Erub Arts...
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