- public art + people
- can art change the way people feel about their community?
- can public art be something that is already there?
- can public art make people feel safer?
The Luckiest Place on Earth
Folkestone / August 2014
Strange Cargo is proud to have been commissioned to create a new artwork for the prestigious Folkestone Triennial international public art festive, which opens on 30th August. 2014 Folkestone Triennial curator Lewis Biggs invited Strange Cargo to respond to the theme 'Look Out' and as usual, we participated closely with local people to create our artwork which we have called The Luckiest Place on Earth. It was important to us that the artwork had the potential to re-illuminate some of the towns architectural heritage, making it relevant to the future of the place so many of us call home. The focus fell on the impressive edifice that is Folkestone Central Railway Bridge, which for years