The sea becomes a place of physical projection in worse things happen at sea, from the immediate title the work has the potential to take several possible directions, as to whether the gesture that takes place on the beach is rendered null by the mere fact the title is suggesting at what is happening elsewhere. Gestures are explored by their virtue of being gestures, whether they have inherent meaning or whether they inherit meaning through projections upon them. A gesture is performed, displacing part of a beach. Accidental or unavoidable. Collapsing on the beach. A slightly swaying camera on uneven ground. The Caspar David Friedrich come Bas Jan Ader wandering on the shore. Pondering the age old expression Worse things happen at sea.