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Presenting the eighth edition of Platform, the annual region-wide project created to support new graduate talent across the south east of England.
Drawn from stories of home and flown from a fixed point, this collection of fabric flags is always in motion.
A photographic documentation of the street life in Cliftonville West, an area that is changing fast.
The Welcome Chorus brings together sound, sculpture and artificial intelligence (AI) in a new interactive outdoor installation and has been co-created with hundreds of people across Kent.
Dotted around Margate, you will find poets hard at work, writing poetry inspired by the sights and sounds of the town.
Changing exhibitions throughout Margate NOW, check opening days and times in listing
What happens when artists use a material that has been constructed to function around intimate parts of the female form? Featuring 22 international artists.
Look out for old photographs that aren’t all that they seem, hidden in the vintage, junk and charity shops of Margate. For clues follow @memphishennessy
Open 28 September - 13 October, Thursday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00;
19 October - 12 January, Saturday - Sunday 13:30 - 17:00
Plus 3 & 4 December
This installation is about obstructions that cause a wave to break using simulated augmented reality.
Limbo studio holders, working with invited guests, will make new collaborative work in projects running throughout the festival.
Large scale banner prints celebrating the Beacon Bingo Hall, which recently closed after 36 years of gathering locals in Margate.
A conversation in my head while examining the very existence of house plants: Geldzahler & Rechsteiner
Open: Friday 18 October, 17:00 - 23:00
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Conceived as an audio drama and presented as a multi-layered audio-visual installation, the work follows an imaginary conversation inside an artist’s head.
Six young people from Arts Education Exchange work with artist Kavel Rafferty to create site specific street art around Margate.
Through a combination of walks, artworks, architecture and poetry, Margate Reimagined is a present day vision of Margate with an alternative past.
The Margate Station Commission is a sculptural installation that uses analogue technology to illuminate the ticket hall ceiling.
Nominated artists: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, Tai Shani. Four of the most exciting artists working right now are shortlisted to win the prize based on an outstanding exhibition that has taken place in the previous year.
Come to your local library for books, digital resources, a place to meet others and a range of events and activities for all ages including baby rhyme time, book group, computer buddies, creative writing group and family history help.
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A greenhouse inspired by gothic architecture contains research that explores people’s relationship with gardens, allotments and the land around us.
This artwork on the side of a boarded up shelter offers a nuanced critique towards the arbitrary nature of awarding prizes for cultural achievement.
Previous artists in residence at Gordon House Margate exhibit their responses to the house within the now restored domestic spaces.
What is a Raree Tale we hear you ask? Well a Raree Tale is like a Fairy Tale but in a box, a rare sort of box, a Raree Box in fact.
A noisy text installation, based around a purpose built split-fl ap display, exploring the radically unstable concept of now. Made in collaboration with Eoin Furbank.
‘My Name Is Swan’ - a poetic monologue and accompanying film following ‘Swan’ through harrowing withdrawal to a blissful dawn fix.
Due to popular demand, PEG shall be ho ho hosting an extra special PEG December workshop
Cliftonville’s ‘broken folk’ duo rework songs from Margate’s past, discovering the contemporary relevance of Music Hall. Developed through performances for community groups including Darwin Court, Ageless Thanet and Your Time.
This diverse, multi-disciplinary exhibition showcases the work of over 40 artists who also work in various capacities at Turner Contemporary.
Two workshops offering the opportunity to get inky making prints with vintage images from the Print Works archive of Isle of Thanet printers. Supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund.
A series of film projection installations showcasing Round in Circles' dance & film work, it guides the audience through the space creating interesting encounters.
Relive the excitement of the previous 4 months. Margate has been energised, surprised and thrilled by events throughout Margate NOW – call in to see highlights and meet the team and artists.
A day of reflection, conversation and action for artists, practitioners and organisations interested in arts and place making.