There’s a man walking along a beach, his metal-detector swaying gently from side to side following an invisible current, pulling him this way and that across sandy saltwater rivulets. He’s talking about eels. They come from Sargasso Sea. The eels travel over 3,000 miles to get to Europe, where they begin their transmutation from saltwater to freshwater fish. They change colour from glass-clear to silver-grey. Shown for the first time at Whitstable Biennale, Webb-Ellis’s three-channel video installation Parlor Walls (2016)…
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