Jo Crook collects seaweed specimens from south Devon beaches where they have been washed up and are at the end of their biological lives. There is no loss to their environment, nor to biodiversity. Their beauty is retained and made visible in these works.
A seemingly endless variety of shape, size, form, texture and colour can be seen in the seaweed pressings and prints of Jo Crook. Individual specimens are carefully arranged and pressed on to fine art watercolour paper, or digitally preserved as giclée prints in A Lightdark Sea Garden.