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theartsdesk in Folkestone: Art Echoes by the Seaside

theartsdesk in Folkestone: Art Echoes by the Seaside

18 artists' work decorates a seaside town with memories of better times

Hew Locke's 'For Those in Peril on the Sea': It brings to mind the desperate migrantsThierry Bal

The locals are understandably proud of Folkestone; Everywhere Means Something to Someone is an idiosyncratic guidebook offering an insider’s view of the town that bears witness to the depth of people’s attachment to it. Put together for the Folkestone Triennial by the artists’ collective Strange Cargo, this compendium of facts, memories and musings makes for compulsive reading.

Many memories hark back to more prosperous days when, supposedly, there were more Rolls Royces in Folkestone than anywhere else

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Correction: It's the 'Creative Foundation' - not the 'Cultural Foundation'

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