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Shore – Line: A Slow Walk Facing The Sea: Saturday 2nd July

July 2, 2011

Be a part of the art!

Saturday July 2nd brings a chance to be a part of an original piece of art.

On the deserted expanse of the old Folkestone Rotunda Amusement Park site, Folkestone Triennial artist, Hamish Fulton, will be leading a group walk unlike any other. Walkers will make their way across the concrete flat and shingle stones toward the sea in a thoughtful silence, creating a striking piece of moving, living art in the process.

Fulton explains, ‘This communal walk is neither sculptural nor a performance. The walking participant is both the art and viewer. On completion of the walk the Rotunda site will return to being an empty public space.’

Walkers will stand side by side facing the sea and be asked to make a 4.5-metre walk last exactly an hour. The entire walk will be made in silence.

Start Time: 12 noon
End Time: 1:00 pm
Location: The former Rotunda Amusement Park, Marine Parade, Folkestone, CT20 IPX

The event starts at 12 noon and will last an hour. Please arrive on site by 11:30am for instructions. Spaces are free and not limited, but we ask that you book your place in advance.

Click here to book online or call 0845 202 0190.

Minimum Age: 16. Walkers are asked to wear comfortable shoes and a watch.

Please click here to view a one of Hamish Fulton’s recent walks at Tate Modern on 30 April.

Visit www.folkestonetriennial.org.uk/events/shore-line-a-slow-walk-facing-the-sea/

Hamish Fulton Walk - Margate 2010

Hamish Fulton Walk - Margate 2010