"Can you catch a mermaid?" One of the questions following the showcase.

Events and outputs

The Buoyed installation was launched at the Hastings Fish and Wine Festival (September 2017) and showcased to a non-fishing audience at Exeter’s Lost Weekend (October 2017).


To hear the stories and songs that comprise the Buoyed installation please click on the links below:

  1. Fishers' voices
  2. Community voices
  3. Shanties
  4. Sea journey
  5. Media reporting 


At each event members of the public were invited to respond to the emotions the installation evoked by writing a post-card back to the fishermen and women.

Please see some of these below: