† 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 […]
New Commissions for 2014
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 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.
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.
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 […]