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Making Art Fair Shipping Sustainable: Artists And Galleries Call For Change

  • 28 September 2021, 5-6pm
  • Online event
Poster for event showing man viewing painting

Articheck took a look at sea freight shipping and the carbon and cost savings it affords in comparison to air and road.

The event included contributions by Mark Waugh, then Business Development Director at DACS, Sarah Staton, artist and Senior Tutor of Sculpture at the Royal College of Art in London, Simon Hornby from Crozier Fine Arts, and Christopher Bentley from AXA XL Art.

The panel discussed topics including:

Why is it so important for artists and galleries to advocate for change?

What are the practicalities of adopting sea freight shipping?

What are the challenges that must be addressed with sea freight shipping?