Space Invaders

TIDE
Commission / funded project (residency and exhibition). 2012

LUCE CHOULES Tide

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.

Summary:
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

Other artists:
Juneau Projects
Lucy Steggals

Project partners:
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.

Keywords:
Environmental Art, Curated Landscapes, Cultural Tourism, Regeneration, Physical/Human Geography, Survey, Fieldwork.

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EXHIBITIONS INFO

Solo show Tide | 16–18.03.12
Luce Choules
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.