TR2436 : Siren

taken 1 month ago, near to Folkestone, Kent, Great Britain

Siren
Siren
Created by Marc Schmitz and Dolgor Ser-Od for the Folkestone Triennial 2017 arts festival.
"The artists were intrigued by the acoustic mirrors at nearby Denge (Dungeness). Although a little like a sea shell or animal horn, Siren is intended to look as if it has landed from space, and to evoke an unfamiliar, mythic or alien technology. The sculpture amplifies distant sound, but adds the possibility of speaking back by becoming a megaphone. It gathers the noise of the waves and activity from Folkestone Harbour, and is a reminder that a fog horn sounded until recently from the lighthouse."
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Date Taken
Monday, 4 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sculpture 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 240 364 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.0112N 1:11.8219E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 240 364
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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