East Sussex Modern
8 – 23 October 2016, Friday – Sunday 2 – 5pm
Electro Studios, St Leonards on Sea TN38 0AL
Prite View 8 October 4 – 7pm
Walk and Talks 11am, 15 October and 22 October
Studio Discussions 1pm, 15 October and 22 October
Re-imag(in)ing modernist architectures and landscape with Colin Booth and Photolanguage (Nigel Green and Robin Wilson)
Photo Credit : Photolanguage 2016
Free Public Events: Walk and Talk 15 October and 22 October
Andre Palfrey-Martin will lead two walk and talk sessions to discover Sidney Little’s iconic modernist architecture. An opportunity to hear more about the work of Little and his contribution to Hastings and St Leonard’s’ early twentieth century development.
Meet at 11am on the corner of Robertson Street, outside the shop ‘Collared’. Participants are advised to wear suitable footwear and bring light waterproofs. The 2 mile seafront walk ends at 12:45 at Electro Studios at the site of Little’s old lido. The ‘walk and talk’ is followed by artists discussions with refreshments served.
Free Public Events: Artists’ Discussion 15 October 1pm
Colin Booth and Robin Wilson will discuss their practices and their work in East Sussex Modern.
Free Public Events: Artists’ Discussion 22 October 1pm
Photolanguage (Nigel Green and Robin Wilson) discuss the collaborative process of their research and production of work for East Sussex Modern.
From the site of the lost Lido at St Leonards to the rural landscapes of modern reservoirs, East Sussex Modern is an itinerant return to a regional legacy of modernism, a reinterpretation of physical remains and its archive through image, text, models and neon installation.