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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Kim’s Video Margate: A Preview

Kim’s Video Margate: A Preview

Exhibition: 13th – 23rd September
Talk: 22nd September, 7pm – 10pm
Resort Project Space

A journey from Manhattan to Thanet via Sicily. Three islands connected via VHS tape.

In 2009 Franca Pauli and Dario Colombo acquired on behalf of the Sicilian town of Salemi a collection of 42,000+ videos that made up Kim’s Video and Music, an infamous video shop in the East Village of New York City. Described as the “go-to place for rare selections”, Kim’s Video and Music was a cult New York institution for two decades; a repository of remarkable films and a hangout for many of the key players in the East Village cultural scene of the 80s and 90s.  Now Franca seeks to develop the project in Margate. Continue Reading

Sea Bathing Heritage Exhibition

Sea Bathing Heritage Exhibition

8th – 11th September, 12pm – 5pm each day
Resort Project Space

For Heritage Open Days, Reworks Studio presents an exhibition exploring the history and heritage of sea bathing, and the unique position of Pettmans, Dalby Square and Cliftonville within that history.

Sea bathing machines, seawater baths and bathing platforms were key in the development of the area, from the establishment of the Clifton Baths in 1828, to the Pettmans beach huts and bathing platforms of the twentieth century. HOD projects reflect the local historical precedent and reinterprets these heritage coastal industries. Continue Reading


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