National Maritime Museum Cornwall

2 February – 5 July 2015

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Scouring the Cornish and Norfolk coastlines for flotsam, artist Jo Atherton collects fishing line, netting and other unexpected items to create colourful tapestries.

Jo Atherton, Flotsam Whale

A collection of Atherton's flotsam weavings are on display at the museum. Bringing together fragments of the orphaned, forgotten and ignored, the tapestries give new significance to unvalued objects.

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