Port Townsend artist April Surgent collected these 2,200 disposable lighters on beaches in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. She spent four months on the remote Hawaiian atolls creating environmental themed art. Her art is currently on display at the Traver Gallery in Seattle.
Port Townsend artist April Surgent collected these 2,200 disposable lighters on beaches in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. She spent four months on the remote Hawaiian atolls creating environmental themed art. Her art is currently on display at the Traver Gallery in Seattle. Craig Sailor csailor@thenewstribune.com
Port Townsend artist April Surgent collected these 2,200 disposable lighters on beaches in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. She spent four months on the remote Hawaiian atolls creating environmental themed art. Her art is currently on display at the Traver Gallery in Seattle. Craig Sailor csailor@thenewstribune.com

4 months on a forbidden island and 1 burning question: What to do with 2,200 lighters?

October 10, 2017 01:53 PM