So the York Street 1990 one will have to suffice.
Margate’s Tracey Emin returns to Turner Contemporary with an exhibition pairing My Bed with a collection of works by JMW Turner Tracey Emin, My Bed/ JMW Turner, 13 October 2017 –14 January 2018, Turner Contemporary
On her return to her hometown Margate,Emin has said: “Out of all the places My Bed has been shown this is one of the most exciting and ambitious for me as I know the audience will be very discerning.”The installation will be shown alongside paintings by J.M.W. Turner, another famous ex-resident of Margate who returned regularly to the seaside town for its unique quality of light and skies, which he considered “the loveliest in all of Europe.”
I suppose of all the contemporary art “My Bed” has to be one of the most famous and probably the most famous from the last decade of the last century, so I hope that this will be a successful exhibition for Turner Contemporary.
The renewed plans for Ramsgate Harbour are causing a bit of a stir, see https://theisleofthanetnews.com/renewed-plans-for-doubling-lorry-capacity-and-reclaiming-land-at-ramsgate-port/
I think that at the moment the balance between particulate air pollution produced by transport and its affects on life expectancy has gone off the scale, in terms of recent publications in scientific journals.
I would say that at the moment building anything likely to produce a lot of exhaust, before emissions from jet aeroplanes and ships are drastically reduced, that is immediately upwind of large concentrations of population, is a very big issue.
It’s one thing to discover that an existing port or airport is reducing the life expectancy of thousands of people living upwind, i.e. is killing them, and to be doing something about the problem. It is quite another thing to plan to build something new that you know will kill thousands of people.
I got sucked into this issue over Manston Airport which for me has moved away from being mainly a noise issue to the issue of how many years building a freight hub there would knock of local peoples lives, no I think that’s life’s.
I think with The Port of Ramsgate being directly upwind of the town then whatever is done there needs careful environmental investigation.
The visible cloud of pollution over Dover is something that worries me and how much of it is carried our way by the prevailing winds. With all the interest in 1970 and a desire by many people to go there it’s as well to remember that it’s as recently as 1972 that asbestos dust was banned in talcum powder.
I think the latest significant publication is http://jasn.asnjournals.org/content/early/2017/09/21/ASN.2017030253
With Manston where my reduction in life expectancy in Broadstairs was around three years with this new report I now make it four. The figures are all available on the internet, mostly on the RSP website and I would appreciate anyone who has come up with different ones saying so.
Back here in King Street Ramsgate
I thought an art shop
but building supplies.
and finally this is the link to the books that went out on our shelves today