Artist: Michelle Lougee


Attribution: ONCE installation, 2021, Michelle Lougee

Year: 2021

Materials: Crocheted plastic, post consumer plastic, wire, resin

Dimensions: Dimensions varied approximately 500 sq feet installed

Image Statement: ONCE installation of crocheted sculpture features single use plastic formed into sculptural representations of marine phytoplankton. Inspired by the similarities in the shapes of some of the discarded plastics and marine organisms, the discarded plastic became building components in these representations of magical and otherworldly marine life to create an immersive environment of wonder and warning.