Monthly Archives: June 2011

Highview students’ work in the Folkestone Triennial 2011 education and outreach exhibition

The islands installation and the tunnel video were included in the exhibition at The Old Post Office @ Tontine Street in Folkestone. Works made by students from several local schools are presented at the Folkestone Triennial’s education space, which is also used as ‘making space’ where free art and craft activities for young people and families are run daily throughout the three months of the Folkestone Triennial.


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fantastic environment – the tunnel inhabited by the combo plants and hybrid creatures

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Group 3 completed their work by placing the drawings and photographs printed on acetate inside the ‘poly-tunnel’. Entering the inside of the installation was like visiting a fantastic land. The tunnel was fascinating also from outside so students shot videos documenting their work an telling a story of travelling through the temporary, see-through environment that they created.

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the high islands archipelago and its bridges

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Group 2 spent the last session on constructing the suspension and support bridges. The islands were moved to the outside space and connected with bridges.

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the plasticine archipelago and its bridges

During the last session 1st Group created the sea landscapes for their plasticine islands. Then they constructed bridges and used them to connect the islands. The archipelago was placed in the space outside the art classroom.

Photographs by the students.

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