LOW&HIGH programme has come to the end. Many thanks to all involved in the micro-residencies, theatre projects, workshops and talks. It have been great three months in Folkestone. We wouldn’t make it without your contribution and support! Special thanks to TRANSPORT (Emma Cameron and Douglas Rintoul), The Folkestone Triennial, Duncan Brannan (KKC), Diane Dever (Folkestone Fringe), Matt Rowe (B&B Project Space) and Amanda Oates … Continue reading
Development / Destruction was the culminating LOW&HIGH event. It investigated ideas of reconstruction in an attempt to see materials and objects in a new light and to redefine the relationship between form and function. Through this event we wanted to sum up the discussion on visions of regeneration, art and public spaces, infrastructure, interdisciplinary artists practise and local community. … Continue reading
Showing and Sharing. Discussing the current ways of communicating through art . With: Marialaura Ghidini (or-bits.com), Matt Rowe (B&B Project Space, Folkestone and Folkestone Triennial Education and Outreach Projects) and Tai Shani (The Horse Hospital, London) The last event from the series of LOW&HIGH’s The Visitors talks looked at the accessibility of art as well … Continue reading
The project title was originally conceived in terms of thinking about the experience of approaching or departing from the coast and the conception of this edge as a barrier, border or frontier. Our initial identification of Lorry Drivers and Fishermen, as groups who experienced opposing approaches to the edge, turned to an interest in people … Continue reading
During the culminating event of the MICRO-RESIDENCY 6, TRANSIT\ION presented their ‘Arrival, Departure, Return’ work in progress compromising of the audio recordings of the interviews with local residents, tourists and lorry drivers and a video footage of Folkestone surroudings depicted as edge, terminus and frontier. Gillian White presented the latest version of her ‘Folkestone Regenerated Monopoly Board’. The artist’s version … Continue reading
Tonight’s presentation about TRANSIT\ION’s work looked back at their projects developed in India in 2009 and 2010. It also gave us some clues on their new, Folkestone project that will be revealed to everyone at LOW&HIGH on Saturday. TRANSIT\ION’s piece ‘Premise’ will be on view at LOW&HIGH space till Saturday.