Experience directly just how difficult it is to tell grains of sand from tiny pieces of plastic and to remove these alien bodies from the natural environment. Using the magnifying glass provided search in the installation The Mermaid’s Tears for microplastic particles in the sand. In this interactive work the Californian artist duo, Judith & Richard Lang, combine close ups of plastic pellets from industry with a sand table on which the situation on the beach is recreated. 

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