Sunday, 29 July 2012

Vernacular Folk

Images: left - Cathy Ward, detail from the Eternal Tide installation; right - Linda Barck, Edith

Vernacular Folk Publication.

Throughout the summer of 2011, GHost completed a three month residence at The B&B Project Space in Folkestone.  This was part of a programme of exhibitions and and events, hosted by Matt Rowe of Club Shepway, in which artists were invited to respond to the themes of folklore and the uncanny. 
The publication Vernacular Folk documents the work of these artists, made during Folkestone Triennial 2011 and includes a text by Sarah Sparkes about GHost CLHub - the title of GHosts project for the B&B space.

Vernacular Folk includes texts and works by:
 Francois Coadou, Alice Haylett Bryan, Ruth Calland, Matthew Cowan, Field Collective, Cathy Lomax, Matt Rowe, GHost Club, Sarah Sparkes & Ricarda Vidal, Annabel Dover, Hayley Lock, Cathy Lomax, Alex Pearl, Mimei Thompson.

Artists participating in the GHost residency:
Tymon Albrzykowski, Neil Baker, Nick Baxter & Jude Cowan & Joanna McCormick, Linda Barck, Emma Caddow, Kieron Clark, Inez de Coo, Glenn Church,Sarah Doyle, Rebecca Feiner, Romeo Grünfelder, English Heretic, Malcolm Hobbs & Colin Priest & Joe Reeves, Miyuki Kasahara, Calum F. Kerr, Ellen Lake & Chris Green, Amy McDonough, Domingo Martínez Rosario, Matt Rowe, Eva Rudlinger, Richard O'Sullivan, Sarah Sparkes, Stasis73, Jacqueline Utley, Ricarda Vidal and Cathy Ward.
With thanks to Paul Harris.

Vernacular Folk is currently available to purchase at Space-Station Sixty-Five.
You can also contact Matt Rowe or GHost direct for a copy.

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