A large and lively programme of satellite projects and events will be taking place all over Whitstable to accompany the Biennale.
Curated by Polly Read, this year the satellite programme is entitled LOCAL. Pick up a copy of the LOCAL brochure along with your biennale guide from the Festival HQ for details of over 30 further exhibitions, events and surreal activities. Also visit the LOCAL website for the latest news and updates at www.localencounter.co.uk
Encounter the following at LOCAL:
Transition Gallery are holidaying from London and camping out each weekend in John Butterworth's studio for their seaside inspired exhibition That's Entertainment.
In response to the summer solstice (21 June), catch The longest day of the year film festival, a large open air cinema screen on West Beach showing a stunning selection of artists films.
On Sat 28 June get your hands on the hottest ticket in town - a talk and DJ set from the man who introduced reggae to punk, author and director Don Letts, in collaboration with the legendary Clash roadie and author Johnny Green.
The Coastguards Lookout will be buzzing with artists taking up temporary residencies through out the biennale with a retro collage party on the last weekend.
Other highlights include Evan Parker, Sadie Hennessy's Vital Signs, I don't belong in a sexual society, The Haunting, Rimprov, Portable Radio, The ear of the storm, Ida on the beach.
........and much much more!!!
WHITSTABLE BIENNALE 2008