Visual art exhibitions and events with a platform for critical writing
Anna Francis is an artist, who teaches BA Fine Art. Her work examines private histories and narrative using forms of mapping and photography to investigate the city. The current research activity which Francis is engaged with sees 2008 becoming 'The Year of Finding Spaces In the City for Art.' This is a year long project, starting in January 2008, which sees the artist set up one investigation per month. The project examines the impact that art and cultural activity are having on our cities, and the problematic nature of finding adequate and appropriate research methodologies to measure that impact.
My interest in Margate is two-fold, as a researcher into the impact of art and culture on regeneration; and more personally, having spent many summers there as a teenager with my siblings making candy floss for holidaymakers. The Margate of our Read on…
Turner Contemporary, Margate
16 - 25 April 2011