AboutA framework of wires, with speakers attached, will be stretched across the north and south walls of the gallery
The sound heard over the speakers would all be recorded locally, exploring issues around the character, identity, use of the Pavilion and the atmosphere of the area around the Pavilion and seafront. The work would address the universal as well as the local in terms of people's attitudes, ideas about the local environment, about change and the past, present and future, from personal perspectives.
Children, teenagers, couples, middle age and the elderly will be recorded and will involve tourists, visitors, holiday makers, people just passing through, those who work locally and people from abroad. The ambience of the local environment will also be part of the work with the sounds of children playing on the beach, the sea and sea gulls. The work will âmap' the preoccupations, thoughts and attitudes of those who visit Bexhill and the De La Warr Pavilion.
Anthem acknowledges and celebrates the De La Warr Pavilion, as a unique modernist and monumental building, its associations and activities on the South Coast of England.