28 – 29 January 2017
Exhibition #1 showcased the work of local, national and international artists. Occupying gallery and performance spaces, the work on show encompassed 2D, sculpture, video projections and live performance.
Steffen's work embodies her exploration and experiences with language, pop culture, stereotypes, class and identity. These themes are taken from everyday experiences, segregation of class-based social systems and extreme environmental comparisons of class.
Local artist Charlie Cameron creates bold, striking designs through an exploration of found symbols, collage and markmaking - shot through with vivid print techniques.
Claire de Lune
Claire de Lune is a Scottish ceramic artist and painter living and working in Margate. She has created her own immersive world of characters and symbols, little talismanic islands of love and hope for the viewer.
Claire Orme investigates the histories and secrets etched within and upon spaces and objects, attempting to unlock the landscape of mysteries hidden by the conventional methods of experiencing the world.
Liene Steinberga Cesar
Liene Steinberga Cesar explores and tackles the confines of social and political stereotyping. For Exhibition #1, Cesar presented photographs, together with her first ever live performance.
Love's work explores ideas of materiality, objectness and production through a multi-layered practice encompassing sculpture, installation, writing, research, curation, walking and collaborative activity.
Viliina Koivisto is a visual artist who primarily works with video, animation and community art. Her work often explores immateriality and she is interested in taking art and placing it within everyday life situations.
Devonanon is a collaboration between Margate musician Richard Greenan and Scots pop auteur John B McKenna, of Malmö in Sweden. They presented an audio-visual performance of their album City of All Times, a collage of field recordings and songs recorded across Europe.
Phil Maguire makes reductive music with computers and recordings of objects. In this live performance, Maguire investigated issues of identity and place via timbral qualities of sounds stumbled upon in day-to-day life: environment, software and the internet.
NTS Radio's Sam Bristow (aka videogamemusic) soundtracked Flat38's opening party, effortlessly gliding between smog-heavy trap, uneasy ambient soundscapes, digital drone and floodlit future sonata.