Vanishing Shore at Crown Street Mall Wollongong part of Nocturnal Arts 2016


Bernadette Smith and Mark Elliot-Ranken transform the exterior of a Wesley sandstone church into 'Vanishing Shore' a Climate Change performance/installation at Wollongong's Nocturnal Arts Festival when the sun goes down on the 25th, 26th and 27th February and the 3rd, 4th and 5th March 2016.


It was created for Wollongong Council's 2016 Nocturnal Arts Festival outside Wesley Church in Crown Street Mall and brings together scientific, political and religious thoughts about climate change and water security. 


Passersby were given an apocalyptic vision of a precarious world with unsafe drinking water, compromised food supply and ocean inundation based on actual data modelling. Performed by Bernadette Smith and Mark Elliot-Ranken. Created by artist Bernadette Smith. 'Vanishing Shore' at Nocturnal Arts Festival trailer link here.

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