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
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
“Last week I was in Folkestone, doing a collaborative micro-residency with artist and writer Sydney Hart at LOW&HIGH interdisciplinary platform. On the last day of the project (called ‘Vacant Value’) we presented some work in progress, showing videos and talking with plenty of interjections from the audience who helped keep things lively and conversational…” [continue reading]
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.
The culminating event of Erica Scourti’s and Sydney Hart’s micro-residency ‘Vacant Value’ – ‘Report’, focused on regeneration, commodities and visibility. We ‘travelled’ from 1851’s Hyde Park via Chicago to Pre-Triennial Folkestone.
The artists’ performative, auto-fictional presentation developed into discussion with active participation of the audience. Today’s LOW&HIGH visitors were mostly the RCA students who visited Folkestone prior to organised by them exhibition. – – – Sydney Hart is an artist and writer working across media and languages. Interested in the precarious relationship of artistic practice to … Continue reading