Seaweed

(19 minutes / 16mm / 2021)

16mm moving image artwork that explores the folklore, ecology, and history of seaweed in north Scotland. Voiced by seaweed harvesters, workers in the alginate factories, environmental activists, archaeologists, seaweed farmers behind the miracle resource. The film includes archive footage, oral histories and contemporary documentary footage of people working with seaweed.

The film will first be shown at Alchemy Film Festival, Scotland in April 2022:
https://alchemyfilmandarts.org.uk/festival-2022-focus/