Mariana Lopez-Henen

Founder of The Ocean Corner C.I.C. Fellow member of, Dartington School for Social Entrepreneurs and Royal Society of Arts.

Mariana uses marine debris, from the North Atlantic Ocean Gyre, for fashion design. She loves to learn about ocean research, using art to bring science to a broader audience. Like scientists, artists conceptualize and put together ideas in new ways.

Inspiration to Explore New Continents

Marine debris found on the beaches have inspired people to explore, try to understand our planet, and connect with others.

One simple piece of marine litter can be the initial inspirational spark for the evolution of a new discovery, collaboration or friendship between two human beings.