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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 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 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 5: Justyna Scheuring – ‘Team Player’ and ‘Surprise Party’

The event directed by Justyna Scheuring took place parallely at LOW&HIGH and B&B Project Space in Tontine Street. As Team Player, a game designed for 25 people unfolded at L&H, it was video transmitted to the B&B space where the guests at Surprise Party could follow on the screen above the buffet table events taking place at unknown yet location and … Continue reading

Transport’s Theatre Projects – ‘Elegy’ – rehearsals and free acting workshops

Transport’s director Douglas Rintoul and actor Jamie Bradley are finishing the second week of rehearsals of ‘Elegy’ today. On Thursday evening they run second from the series of four free acting workshops. Thank you to all who came! Douglas and Jamie will be back at LOW&HIGH space to continue rehearsing from 18th July. Next workshop will take place on 14th … Continue reading

First day of Transport’s rehearsals of Elegy and return of the dragging anchors

The anchors and ropes used by Blue Curry in his installation left the LOW&HIGH space to be returned to the fishermen at the Folkestone harbour. Many thanks to Peter Reed of Folkestone Trawlers Ltd and Diane Dever of the folkestone fringe. The space has been once again transformed, this time to serve as a rehearsal … 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.

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