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EDGE: BORDER

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All Day Event

On: Saturday, Nov 4th 2017
Quarterhouse
  • 49 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1JT, UK (0.6 miles from town centre)
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£8 / £15 or £35 for all three events. Booking essential.

The third in a trio of events exploring the concept of situated practice in contemporary art, architecture and urbanism, set across the three months of Folkestone Triennial 2017 and following three ‘edge’ locations along High Speed 1 railway line (UCL Bloomsbury, King’s Cross, 14 September – UCL Here East, Stratford, 7 October – Folkestone). The focus of this day will be on art-led urbanism, especially the contribution of local-international and socially-engaged artists, architects and critics. Hosted in collaboration with UCL’s Urban Laboratory.

Keynote Speaker: Friedrich Ludewig, ACME founding director.

Speakers: Princess Marilyn Douala Manga Bell, director, doual’art, Cameroon; Dr. JJ Charlesworth, art critic and ArtReview director of digital content; Triennial artist Diane Dever; Prof. Anthony Downey, Professor of Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, Birmingham City University; Dr. Lesley Hardy, historian, Canterbury Christchurch University; Suzanne O’Connell, architect and co-founder, The Decorators; James O’Leary, The Bartlett, UCL; Prof. Charles Quick, co-founder, In Certain Places; Arno van Roosmalen, director, Stroom, The Hague; Kieren Reed, The Slade, UCL; Dr. Darrell Rohl, archaeologist, Canterbury Christchurch University; Dr. Jonathan Ward, researcher into culture-led regeneration.

For more information and booking visit: www.edge.situated-practice.net

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