Who We Are

  • Philippa


Philippa founded Threads in 2015. Philippa has curated Strangelove Festival, project managed for Folkestone Triennial, lectured at CCCU and is local co-ordinator for an EU grants and development programme across the SELEP.

  • Faye



Faye is founder and Gallery Director of Casement Arts, a freelance archive curator for DACS and Hop Projects CT20. Additionally Faye project manages Strangelove Festival.

  • Luke


Luke is the founder of O.PROJ an online platform for artists researching and creating- video art. He is also an artist and co- curator of Strangelove Festival.

  • Emily


Emily is a photographer focusing on analogue processes. Emily founded The Darkroom at Beach Creative, teaching darkroom skills to all ages & offering Arts Award to 11-25 year olds.

What We Do

Since 2015 Threads have actively aided artist development through regular discourse and criticism outside main institutions. Through:

  • Recycling existing venues by hosting residencies, Salons, exhibitions, screenings and peer led work-in progress critiques.

  • Opportunities for showcasing and developing artists and their work.

  • Peer-led development opportunities.

  • Encouragement for the production of new work.

  • Boost exposure, confidence and creativity for artists.

  • Providing an accessible “tool kit” for artists through “Threads Sessions”.

  • Creating more opportunities for professional and artistic development to encourage the production of new work; boost exposure, confidence and creativity for artists.

  • Aiding the development of connecting art organisations.

We are working on our website, making it all shiny and new; it is still a work-in-progress, maybe it always will be! Please do let us know if have a observations (good or bad) let us know via query.threads@gmail.com 

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Threads Kent Limited (Trading as Threads)

Company Limited by Guarentee; Company registered in England and Wales; Company Registration Number 9593919