The Raising of Yoko

The Grand Hotel at Folkestone Flag-PoleOn Thursday 28th August 2014, Absen were asked by the organisers of the Folkestone Triennial to erect the flag pole on the dome of The Grand Hotel in Folkestone. This is just one of Yoko Ono’s three Earth Peace artworks situated at The Grand hotel as part of this year’s Triennial in Folkestone:

A flag, A stone on the Leas and A light source that will project the words Earth Peace in Morse code from the Grand Hotel. Neil Wibrew, director of Absen Rope Access Specialists Ltd, had the privilege of raising the flag during the filming for BBC 1 South East Today.