‘the sea cannot be depleted‘ is an online artwork that uses sound and spoken word to call attention to the Solway Firth.
Why? Because of the depleted uranium (DU) buried beneath its surface. Because the UK Ministry of Defence fired many tonnes of artillery shells into the Solway Estuary over 30 years or more, from the 1980s onwards.
Essays and further information about the firings are also available here.
After encountering this stirring piece of work online, we put the following questions to the piece’s writer and producer, Wallace Heim.