First There Is A Mountain

When:
Sunday, 31 March, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00
Where:
Leysdown Beach, Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey ME12 4QB

Description

Join in on the launch of artist Katie Paterson's 'First There Is A Mountain', a nationwide participatory event taking place througthout the summer. At 25 locations around the British coastline, participants are invited to sculpt their local beach into thousands of miniature mountain ranges, forming temporary micro-geologies out of sand. The event is intended to explore interconnectedness of the world, from shifting coastlines across millennia, to our own eroding coastline. Viewers and participants of all ages are welcome, and fifty sets of buckets and spades will be available to use on the day. These ‘buckets' are specially created hollow scale models of five of the world's most famous mountains:

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