They Live

To celebrate the first week of the 2019 Associates Programme, guest artists åbäke and Sophie Dejode led the Associates in a week-long workshop with the title ‘Margate is a campus’, taking strong thematic cues from John Carpenter’s 1988 film ‘They Live’.

The workshop focused on how the Associates might treat Margate as a resource for their year with us, and how any stranger may become a potential collaborator.

The week culminated in a performative dinner event in the canteen of our new home at the Adult Education Centre,  set to an interweaving score of soundscapes made by the Associates and the original soundtrack to the film.