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Shrimp Boat Projects


Eric Leshinsky , Zach Moser

Shrimp Boat Projects is an investigative process designed to resolve the distinct concerns of ecology, economy and culture into a unified understanding of the Houston region. To embody this understanding, the founders of Shrimp Boat Projects, artists Eric Leshinsky and Zach Moser, engaged in a form of labor wholly dependent on the native landscape of the region, shrimping in Galveston Bay on their boat the F/V Discovery. The project has taken several years, and included phases of research, production and communication. In its research phase, Shrimp Boat Projects has been leading explorations of the bay, organizing events to discuss the issues and values of the project, engaging in the economy of bay shrimping by restoring a boat, learning to set the nets, deciphering the geography of the bay, marketing their catch, and, finally, inviting artists and others to participate in their daily shrimping expeditions. In 2014, Eric Leshinsky withdrew from the project. 

Project Updates

  • 2014: Shrimp Boat Projects presents the Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival in Houston Texas

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    Eric Leshinsky

    Eric Leshinsky is an artist, designer and design educator engaged in collaborative projects at the intersections of architecture, art and advoc…

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    Zach Moser

    Zach Moser is an artist based in Houston, TX. Through his artistic practice, he attempts to facilitate collaborative and interactive investigat…

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