Coastal Currents

Emily Peasgood

There is a moment and then it’s gone 

by Emily Peasgood is a specially commissioned sound installation for the East and West Cliff funicular lifts. Peasgood will create a sound or that explores the unique location of each lift, and our perception of the world when travelling inside them. 


Emily Peasgood, Ramsgate


Peasgood is an award-winning composer, sound artist and visual artist. She creates research-led, multi-disciplinary work for galleries and public spaces, ranging from large-scale community events to intimate sound installations. Her work explores current affairs, creating community, and connecting people with overlooked or forgotten places. Her work is described as magical (The Times), evocative (The Telegraph), and memorable (A-N). Recent works include: Halfway to Heaven (Folkestone Triennial 2017), LIFTED (Turner Contemporary & South Bank Centre, 2016), and BASCA nominated works Crossing Over (2016) and BIRDS and other Stories (2017). 

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Video Links

  1. Halfway to Heaven, commissioned for Folkestone Triennial 2017:
  2. Crossing Over (2016), commissioned by Turner Contemporary:
  3. LIFTED Live Elevator Music(2016), Documentary:



Image by  Robert Greshoff.