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 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
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]
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.
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.
Prior to their micro-residency in August, Magda Fabianczyk and Tilly Fowler of Transit\ion spent two days on exploring Folkestone and meeting the locals. In this recording the artists talk about the outcome of their second research trip to Folkestone.
Yes, this is how it is. You walk, you carry your stuff, you knock on people’s doors, some of them open, they look at you, you look at them, sometimes they talk, sometimes they don’t, sometimes they hear, sometimes you say what you have to say, sometimes you recognise it, sometimes it’s new, sometimes it’s … Continue reading