For Chelsea Futurespace's launch in 2006 artist Stephen Farthing created Painting The Atlantic, an impressive 30ft long painting exploring the liquid space between the Thames and Hudson rivers; in 2011, one of his paintings of the sea was divided up, turned into a visual musical score", and played by a string quartet at the renowned Aldeburgh Festival on the Suffolk Coast. Meanwhile, artist and sailor Robin Jenkins had set himself the monumental task of making water solid in his intriguing bronze sculpture A Secondâ¦ whilst American photographer Doug Kuntz was flying above the coast of Long Island New York to create his stunning aerial images of marine life. With the work of these three artists as lodestones, Chelsea Futurespace was inspired to return to the theme of water to present the group exhibition H2O.
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