Altered Ocean

Altered Ocean
Mandy Barker

Altered OceanAltered Ocean
Mandy Barker

Text by Liz Wells and  Richard Thompson.


144 Pages
195 x 270 mm



A comprehensive catalogue of Mandy Barker’s photographic works exposing the crisis of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. This in-depth survey features a series made over the past ten years, released to coincide with major solo exhibitions and including works from INDEFINITE, SOUP, SHOAL, PENALTY, Hong Kong Soup:1826 and Beyond Drifting. Numerous reproductions from Mandy’s sketchbooks offer a behind the scenes look into her thought process during project development.

About the Artist
Mandy Barker is an international award-winning photographer whose work involving marine plastic debris for more than 12 years, has received global recognition. Working with scientists she aims to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, highlighting the harmful affect on marine life and ourselves – ultimately leading the viewer to take action.

About the Publisher
Overlapse is an independent visual arts and photobooks imprint based in London UK, founded in 2015 by publisher Tiffany Jones. They primarily publish books focused on storytelling. Their subjects and stories address social, cultural, and environmental issues, with themes connected to human experience.


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