1-30 September 2018
[Open Studios 1/2 and 8/9 Sep]

Curated Programme

An introduction to the Curated Programme

2018 is currently in the planning stages.  sees Coastal Currents presenting a wide range of work curated by a number of partners who all look at the notion of changing how we view our spaces.

Coastal Currents has been focusing on developing what it does best; programming accessible art in the form of exhibitions, performances, interventions, workshops and immersive experiences which all serve to help us look at our surroundings very differently, Reinvigorating spaces, creating venues from the ordinary and transforming perceptions of well known corners of the town, the Festival looks to enliven, surprise, question, inform and delight.

As well as bringing International artists into the town to encourage them to be inspired by the area and leave a legacy, the Festival takes its responsibility to local artists very seriously, with commissions for local artists in the mix.

From the Opening party to the lifeblood of the Festival, the Open Studios, the Festival has something for everyone.

We will announce the programme in Spring 2018.


Morag Myerscough

CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 We are pleased to announce that Coastal Currents is partnering with Brighton Festival and Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft to bring you a new work called Belonging by Morag Myerscough! Watch out for her work

Beccy McCray

CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 Beccy McCray explores playful, socially engaged art and design using an interdisciplinary approach that includes intervention, installation, participation, print, paint or whatever media necessary to create imaginative acts of resistance and more

Becky Beasley

CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 Becky Beasley will be a guest curator for 2018, creating a prominent piece of work that will be accessible and critically engaging. Becky Beasley lives and works in St Leonards, East Sussex.

Caleb Madden

CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 Caleb Madden studied sound recording at BA level and has  completed an MA in Fine Art at the University of Brighton. He has exhibited and performed at venues and galleries such as

Home Live Art

CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 Home Live Art is a company of creative producers working in the field of live art and performance. With an emphasis on participation and public interaction, our projects and events respond to


CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 Daniel Hardiker and Neil Hetherington are ZEROH and have been working creatively together since meeting while studying Fine Art. After graduating with Honour Degrees they moved to the south coast where they developed

Greig Burgoyne

CURATOR: COASTAL CURRENTS 2018 Burgoyne was born in Glasgow Scotland, studied at HAK Vienna & MA painting Royal college of Art London. He is Senior Lecturer BA MA Fine Art at University for the Creative Arts

Greg Shapter

Single Point Perspective piece