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Triennial 2008: Artists and artworks

Adam Chodzko

Chodzko has long been interested in collapsing past, present and future in his work in order to create alternate realities.

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Ayse Erkmen

Entangled emulates the ivy cover of Martello 4 at Martello 3 (in what the artist calls ‘a jealousy project’), with a malleable, plastic floral form created by designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

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Christian Boltanski

Christian Boltanski's contribution to the Triennial The Whispers, was a sound installation sited at four benches on The Leas.

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David Batchelor

Batchelor made a dazzling kaleidoscope of multi-coloured spheres that appeared to free-float in space.

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Heather and Ivan Morison

Attracted by Folkestone’s connection with H.G. Wells, the Morisons constructed a mobile Science Fiction library, Tales Of Space And Time in the style of a 1970s Californian House Truck.

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Jeremy Deller

A series of unannounced daily performances based on seaside humour and the comic tradition of Buster Keaton, Jacques Tati and Norman Wisdom.

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Kaffe Matthews

Created in collaboration between Folkestone Academy year 7 pupils and Kaffe Matthews, The Marvelo Project was a sound collage made for bicycles to be performed by visitors to the Triennial.

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Kathrin Böhm, Andreas Lang and Torange Khonsari

Public Works is an art/architecture collective, who have been collaborating on projects since 1998

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Langlands and Bell

Langlands & Bell have been collaborating since 1978, and exhibiting internationally since the early 80s.

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Mark Dion

Dion's staffed mobile unit made in the shape of a seagull provided information about these often unloved birds.

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Mark Wallinger

The work is inspired by the one million soldiers who left from Folkestone harbour to fight on the battlefields of France and Flanders.

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Nathan Coley

At once elegant and tacky, the use of white electric lightbulbs evokes 1970s disco glamour as well as fairground aesthetics.

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Nils Norman, Gavin Wade, Simon Bloor, Tom Bloor

For Kiosk 5: Kite Kiosk, the artists recreated a modernist kiosk unit based on the 1930s design of Berthold Lubetkin for Dudley Zoo.

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Pae White

Barking Rocks is a social sculpture on several counts: it reclaims derelict land, returns it to the community and privileges, in a playful way, the disadvantaged, both human and canine.

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Patrick Tuttofuoco

Tuttofuoco and two of his collaborators re-enacted the classic journey from Istanbul to Paris and Folkestone.

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Richard Wilson

The former Rotunda Amusement Park, typical of seaside towns from Blackpool to Coney Island, is the inspiration for Richard Wilson’s 18 Holes.

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Richard Wentworth

Racinated, Richard Wentworth’s ten-part deep-blue enamel sign piece, is spread across Folkestone’s promenades, alleyways and avenues.

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Robert Kusmirowski

In Foreshore, Kusmirowksi recreated elements of an old fish market from detritus found in the harbour

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Sejla Kameric

Šejla Kamerić uses photography and video as media juxtaposing an explicit social context with intimate perspectives.

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Susan Philipsz

Susan Philipsz works primarily with sound, film and space.

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Tacita Dean

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Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin’s art is one of disclosure, using events from her personal life as inspiration for her work.

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