17 Oct 2017 | open walk

Lynn-Lake with Tisidra

A walk with Tisidra Jones – September, 2017 We wander in our past         walking as a part of history         walking in the unknown present space that belonged to neither of us mind in and out of place and absence        noticing a purple house   […]

16 Oct 2017 | Janette Kerr: Extreme Seas

16 Oct 2016 – Pryamiden and the furthest north Lenin

Sunday 16/10/2016  -2°C, 5m/s. Sunrise 10:39 - Sunset 16:45.Late Saturday night we arrive and anchor close to Pyramiden 78°39.2´N, 16°22.9´E.Emerging onto an icy deck in crisp blue morning light, the moon still hangs over a now completely calm sea. In front of us the abandoned Russian settlement of Pyramiden sits silently at the foot of the snow-capped Pyramid Mountain. Once a model coal mining town until the fall of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, it still bears the scars o...

16 Oct 2017 | Janette Kerr: Extreme Wave Theory Project

16 Oct 2016 – Pryamiden and the furthest north Lenin

Sunday 16/10/2016  -2°C, 5m/s. Sunrise 10:39 - Sunset 16:45.Late Saturday night we arrive and anchor close to Pyramiden 78°39.2´N, 16°22.9´E.Emerging onto an icy deck in crisp blue morning light, the moon still hangs over a now completely calm sea. In front of us the abandoned Russian settlement of Pyramiden sits silently at the foot of the snow-capped Pyramid Mountain. Once a model coal mining town until the fall of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, it still bears the scars o...

15 Oct 2017 | Tracey M Benson

Hurtigruten Journey

It is some weeks ago that we travelled along the West Coast of Norway on the Hurtigruten. We started in Bergen and ended up in Tromsø. The journey took five days and it was a very relaxing and enjoyable trip. The landscape is nothing short of spectacular and it was a feast for the eyes. […]

15 Oct 2017 | 33 Temple

‘No holiday’ – Film Reel 1

After completing the editing of the recorded version of the performance 'No holiday', which was enacted in Venice during the summer, I decided to edit together the four recorded versions into one 'film-reel'.This would enable me to present the four rec...

14 Oct 2017 | Tracey M Benson

Reflections of my time in Drammen

In less than two weeks I will be winging my way home after nearly three months of being based in Norway doing an artist-residency at Drammen Kommune. Yesterday and today were big days – I gave a presentation in the form of a meditation at the Kulturhuset Hovtun in Klokkarstua and today another presentation at […]

13 Oct 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Walking to school games

October is International Walk to School Month.  I confess.  Despite my fervent walking enthusiasm and advocacy, I really don’t like walking the kids to school.  Getting to school is a shouty rush with no time for dawdling or detours.  It’s the same boring walk day in day out.  For us, the route involves grey, traffic […]

13 Oct 2017 | Tracey M Benson

Making cultural connections with ancient symbols

Most people who read my blog know that I love symbols and ancient knowledge and that I am also quite obsessed by how different kinds of ancient knowledge informs our understanding of the world. Examples of projects include my obsession with the Wyrd symbol as well as collaborative works, in particular Exchanging breath : Way […]