Opening Weekend – 8/9th

Launch Night – 8th Sep

Launch Night – 8th Sep

We welcome you to join us for the official opening of the Coastal Currents Visual Arts Festival 2012 on Saturday 8 September at Stade Hall and the Stade Open Space. Drinks – 6.30 – 7.30pm (sponsored by Carr Taylor Vineyard) Speeches – 7pm (more info coming shortly) Kosmos - 7.30pm Anima - 9pm  

Kosmos

Kosmos

8th September at 7.30pm Stade Open Space, Old Town, Hastings Innovative string trio Kosmos, (with guest Milos Milivojevic on accordion), unite the rich texture of the classical string trio with the depth and integrity of music from around the world to launch Coastal Currents 2012. Sophisticated jazz glides into wild gypsy fiddling, emotive Jewish music into hot-blooded tango, Arabic and Turkish into Greek melodies. Prepare to be moved by entrancing rhythms, soulful improvisation and passion [...]

Exico vol.2 – Marcin Dudek

Exico vol.2 – Marcin Dudek

Marcin Dudek 8 – 12 Sept Sat & Sun, 12noon – 6pm Mon, Tue, Wed, 11am – 4pm Stade Hall, Old Town, Hastings An intervention blasted through a gallery’s interior walls, Exico opens up an alternative road inside an existing structure. The entrance-exit path substitutes the expected route of movement, defying official control and eluding to borderline tunnels like the [...]

Dance for the Camera – Marina Tsartsara

Dance for the Camera – Marina Tsartsara

Screendance Workshops by Marina Tsartsara Sun 9 Sept, 11am – 3pm Stade Hall, Old Town, Hastings This cross-disciplinary workshop is aiming to open the boundaries between physical expression, visual arts and site specific performance. We will focus on the visual aesthetics/framing of the body in movement, on how to create performance/body movementactions for the camera, and how to think choreographically in terms of shooting and video editing. Some of the subjects [...]

Anima – Karavan Ensemble

Anima – Karavan Ensemble

     8th September at 9pm Stade Open Space, Old Town, Hastings Anima is the award-winning genre-defying performance by the Karavan Ensemble that took last year’s Brighton fringe by storm. Combining promenade elements, dance, physical and visual theatre, interactivity and object animation in a site responsive context the performance is an unforgettable journey into light, darkness and human nature with a special focus on the light we humans emanate from within and thus corresponding to, reflecting and mirroring [...]