Commission / funded project (residency and exhibition). 2012
Tide – a survey of land by foot
Exploring the reclaimed marshland landscape of a working waterway in Kent; with Art at the Centre, the Faversham Sea Cadets, and Creek Creative Artist Studios. Public programmes included working with the Faversham Sea Cadets (ages 8-18) on a project about identity (civilian and uniform / personal and public), cultural trips to National Maritime Museum, London, the National Portrait Gallery, London, and involved an exhibition and series of walking tours for Kent Big Weekend festival.
Walking residency staying at a bunk barn / solo exhibition with publication / gallery and public programmes / youth culture programme / workshops and field trips with young people and local community / workshops, talks and study trips with young people
Nicole Mollett, Project Co-ordinator of ‘Space Invaders’, and Lead Artist for Art at the Centre – public art projects in Kent, UK | Kate Wood, Arts Officer, Swale Borough Council, UK | Dale Alexander, Co-ordinator, Faversham Sea Cadets, Kent, UK | Helen Potter, Workshop Leader, Kent Creative Arts | Grace Adam, Workshop Leader, National Portrait Gallery, London.
Environmental Art, Curated Landscapes, Cultural Tourism, Regeneration, Physical/Human Geography, Survey, Fieldwork.
Solo show Tide | 16–18.03.12
Creek Creative, Faversham, UK.
Tide – four wall mounted photographic images showing marshland and water along the Saxon Shore Way, a mounted flag with flagpole, a large projection of three field study films running on a loop, and an OS map showing Faversham Creek with numbered map pins. Also, exhibition catalogues containing 28 images litho-printed single-sided in map format displayed folded below a wall-mounted poster version attached with map pins. In addition, a giant archival paper map with a pen drawing of Faversham Creek and mounted photographs, and a display of photographic images showing workshop activities and a study trip to the National Maritime Museum and National Portrait Gallery, and a captioned display of kit used by cadets. In TS Hazard, the cadets made a display of boats, flags, musical instruments and camping equipment. A total of 1,000 publications were produced for this partnership.
Two-person show Tide / Colour Mining Blue | 23 & 24.06.12
Luce Choules, and Lucy Steggals
Ground Floor Left Gallery, Hackney, London, UK.
Tide – a table with a line of 29 stones running from corner to opposite corner, three pairs of stones and a small printed ‘Iron Wharf Tide Tables 2012’ booklet, four wall-mounted photographic images showing marshland and water along the Saxon Shore Way, a large projection of three field study films running on a loop, an OS map showing Faversham Creek with hand-written notation and (beside it) a wall-mounted poster version of the publication, both attached with map pins displayed side by side. Also, exhibition catalogues containing 28 images litho-printed single-sided in map format displayed on a table.