New Commissions for 2014

Our curated programme

Our curated programme

† This year Coastal Currents has developed a very¬†special curated programme alongside the homegrown¬†exhibitions, events and ever popular open studios that¬†take place as part of the festival. The work has been chosen to appeal to local residents,¬†visitors, artists and families alike, appearing in the public¬†realm, free of charge and open to everyone. Taking the theme of¬†this year‚Äôs festival, the¬†programme blends […]

Kate MccGwire

Kate MccGwire

Internationally acclaimed artist Kate MccGwire has been commissioned by Coastal Currents to create a site specific work in the unique environment of the crypt at St Mary in the Castle.

Alice Anderson

Alice Anderson

Alice Anderson will create a new site responsive sculpture commissioned for Coastal Currents, made of copper mesh which will be displayed for the duration of the festival.

Points of View

Points of View

Keep your eyes peeled for a candy-striped canvas structure, reminiscent of seaside attractions and Punch and Judy, popping up around town. Akin to a bird hide, with viewing slits at various heights, this structure will be found quietly positioned on the fringes of activity, tempting you to step inside.

Seaside Super8

Seaside Super8

Hastings Film Makers – Seaside Super8 Curated by Mark French in collaboration with Rebecca Marshall New commission for Coastal Currents Festival. Sunday 7 September, 7.30pm Electric Palace Cinema,¬†39A, High Street, Hastings TN34 3ER FREE Introduced and followed by a Q & A with the Directors. Booking highly recommended as seats limited at¬†www.electricpalacecinema.com Eight hand picked Hastings film makers collaborate on […]