Imogen Welch

Southend Beach Rubbish Project

In participation with the Estuary 2021 Associated Programme, I have an exhibition Twelve Rubbish Photos for Southend Pier and together with Laurence Harding and Southend Beachcare will be holding Cyanotype workshops on Jubilee Beach.

Exhibition from May 22  -  Jun 13

Estuary 2021 Associated Programme


Workshops in 1.5 hour slots

      May 22,  Jun 5  &  Jun 12


Book for beach workshop

Project background

I collected rubbish on Southend beaches twice a month for a year starting in August 2016, in an attempt to draw attention to this environmental problem. Since then I have produced a set of photos, films, rubbish and silver installations and manipulated digital scans.

Supported by an Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grant

Beach Rubbish Video

Items collected on 16.8.17

Rubbish Scans

Beach Rubbish Scans

Beach Rubbish Postcard

Beach Rubbish Postcard

Thirty Pieces of Silver Twelve Rubbish      Pictures

Thirty Pieces of Silver

 Rubbish Photos