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The Refugees'ship in Aalborg

A floating art installation focussing on the UN 2015 goals: Danish sculptor Jens Galschiot in cooperation with Living Sea, and PATC - The Project Advice and Training Centre consisting of 250 development Ngo’s have transformed the Living Sea’s cutter M/S Anton into a floating art installation with more then 70 bronze sculptures.

The installation will come into sight in various harbours to highlight the UN 2015 goals, the world’s global plan to reduce poverty. The aim is to reduce poverty to the half until 2015. The project is supported by the Danish foreign ministry.

Living Sea is an environmental association focusing on the sea with special competence concerning fishing methods. Living Sea supports communities of costal fisherfolks all over the world which make use of environmentally sustainable tools.

For a number of years Living Sea was involved in the The Lake Aral Fishery Project in cooperation with costal fishermen on the bank of the partly drained Lake Aral in Kazakhstan. For rather limited resources the project enabled

Jens Galschiot, Denmark, born 1954, sculptor. He stakes his art to defend the ethical values of our society, regardless of political, religious or economic interests. His sculptures suddenly appear in public areas and start the performance. Best known are My Inner Beast (European cities in 1993) and the Pillar of Shame (Hong Kong, Mexico and Brazil).