Newgate Gap, Margate, CT9 2, United Kingdom - Lacuna

Newgate Gap, Margate, CT9 2, United Kingdom
Friday 9.9.2016
From 11:00
Sunday 11.9.2016
Up to 18:00
Newgate Gap, Margate, CT9 2, United Kingdom
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Lacuna is a three day exhibition briefly embedded in Cliftonville's Newgate Gap. A corridor cutting through chalk cliffs, this route is explored as a sonic / lexical / legal / osteal intermission in Thanet’s coastal landscape.

Artists Josephine Callaghan, Lina Lapelyte and Newton Whitelaw will intervene in the gap with sculpture and performance from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th September.

An artist film screening will take place on Saturday at 8pm featuring works from Nils Alex-Tabeling, Neil Haas, Grant Petrey, Frederique Pisuisse, Erica Scourti and Sam Tierney.

7 - 9pm Friday and Saturday

Performances commence at 7pm both nights.
Saturday after sunset an artists film screening will be projected (weather dependent). Please bring rugs to sit on / blankets

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2:30 - 3:30pm
In this workshop led by Lina Lapelyte we will use our voices in a group improvisation using collectively chosen texts. No musical training or score reading is required, participants should just be keen on experimenting with their voices. The workshop is based on Lapelyte’s music making techniques.

Rendering & Pulhamite
4 - 5pm
Artist Newton Whitelaw will work together with participants to merge virtual technology with the mock rocks (Pulhamite) found within the Newgate Gap. Please download the free app Augment to your device in advance.


Lacuna is a commission for A Clifftop Wander - Margate Coastal Park Celebration 2016. The celebration is organised by Margate Coastal Park Promotion Group with funds from Arts Council & Kent County Council and with the kind support of Thanet District Council, Margate Pride, Turner Contemporary, Whitstable Biennale, Heritage Open Days Scheme and Sight Seeking: Margate Festival 2016.

Further information on A Clifftop Wander's programme can be found at
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