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 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.
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.