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LOW&HIGH – edition 1 – has ended. Many thanks to all involved!

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

The final event at LOW&HIGH in Folkestone: Destruction/Development Workshop. An intervention within the space with Jonathan Wright.

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

THE VISITORS – TALK 3: Showing and Sharing. Discussing the current ways of communicating through art.

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

MICRO-RESIDENCY 6: ‘Arrival, Departure, Return’ by TRANSIT\ION Collective. Work in progress. The audio and visual footage presented during the residency culminating event.

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

MICRO-RESIDENCY 6: Culminating event – ‘Arrival, Departure, Return’ – TRANSIT\ION + Gillian White

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

MICRO-RESIDENCY 6: TRANSIT\ION – Event 1, a presentation about the collective’s work

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.

THE VISITORS – TALK 2: Arts and Human Rights Movement Connections

Monica Mukerjee (Young Professionals in Human Rights) and Douglas Rintoul (Transport) in conversation on human rights issues, activism and arts. Many thanks to both our speakers and to everybody who came to the event and participated in the discussion. This event looked at the role of the arts and importance of the artist’s voice in … Continue reading

THE VISITORS – TALK 1: Structure and Site Search. Art organisers experience sharing

Structure and Site Search, the first of the series of three talks incorporated intoThe Visitors scheme, took place on Saturday, 16th July 2011. Our guests were: Louise Ashcroft and Helene Kazan (16 Spaces, London), Julia Crabtree and William Evans (James Taylor Gallery, London), Pierre D’alancaisez (Waterside Contemporary, London) and Toby Huddlestone (Crate, Margate). The discussion revolved … Continue reading

MICRO-RESIDENCY 4: Blue Curry – Dragging Anchor, 2nd day of presentation

Many visitors and conversations around Blue Curry’s work on Sunday. Opportunity to discuss Folkestone’s regeneration and Triennial, have a closer look at ‘Dragging Anchor’ and invite people to the future events @ LOW&HIGH.

MICRO-RESIDENCY 4: Blue Curry – Dragging Anchor, surroundings, development and day 1 of presentation

Blue Curry developed a new piece during his week long micro-residency at LOW&HIGH. The show opened on the first day of the Folkestone Triennial 2011 and will be available to view until 6pm on Sunday 26th June.

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