FOLKESTONE IS AN ART SCHOOL

The declaration that Bob and Roberta Smith made as part of Folkestone Triennial 2017, that FOLKESTONE IS AN ART SCHOOL, is as true now as it was then and will continue to be as long as there is creativity in … Read more…

Faces of remembrance

Paloma Varga Weisz, Rug People, 2011, part of Folkestone Artworks, commissioned by the Creative Foundation. Image by Sophie-Louise Clark Casey Davidson explores how Paloma Varga Weisz commemorates the history of Folkestone Situated on Folkestone’s old harbour station sits Paloma Varga Weisz’s Rug … Read more…

Pitch ‘n Hut

Richard Wilson, 18 Holes, 2008, part of Folkestone Artworks, commissioned by the Creative Foundation. Image by Sophie-Louise Clark Reuben Jenkins looks at an unconventional tribute to Folkestone’s seaside history As a permanent artwork installed as part of the first Folkestone Triennial, … Read more…

Buried above ground

Mark Wallinger, Folk Stones, 2008, part of Folkestone Artworks, commissioned by the Creative Foundation. Image by Sophie-Louise Clark Amelia Hedley reflects on a work that attempts to understand an incomprehensible loss Frustrated and mournful lie 19,240 pebbles, each representing a British … Read more…

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