15 Nov 2019 | Museum of Walking

One Small Step

Probably the most well known quote regarding walking in the last fifty years and the key reason why we chose the 20 July 2019, that marked the 50th anniversary of the first Moon Walk, as the perfect day to run a creative writing walkshop with writing tutor and Museum Co-creator Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone, to complement our flash […]

14 Nov 2019 | Reading and Walking

110. Stuart Horodner, Walk Ways

Stuart Horodner, then at the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art in Oregon and now at the Singleton Center for the Arts in Lexington, Kentucky, curated a 2002 exhibition on walking art, Walk Ways, which travelled to, among other places, the Dalhousie Art Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Oakville Galleries, in Oakville. It’s possible […]

13 Nov 2019 | Reading and Walking

109. Stephanie Springgay and Sarah E. Truman, Walking Methodologies in a More-than-Human World: WalkingLab

Published as part of a series on research methods in the social sciences, Walking Methodologies in a More-than-Human World: WalkingLab still has something to offer for those of us who walk as an artistic practice. However, it’s not an easy read, particularly if, like me, you’ve never read A Thousand Plateaux, know little about assemblage […]

11 Nov 2019 | Radical Stroud

Prehistory: Why is it so entrancing?

Circles without Class Ceilings Why can prehistory be so entrancing? Why do some people find prehistory so entrancing? Why do they become so spellbound When walking by, let’s say, a long barrow? How do they become so transported in time and space? ...

11 Nov 2019 | Radical Stroud

Prehistory and Wormholes of Time

As the traffic rumbles past on Cotswold roads, It’s hard to hear the chip of stone on flint, Or the croak of corvids with their blood-drip beaks, Or the breaking of the bones of a skeleton, Or smell the rotting flesh on the capstone, Or taste the ...

11 Nov 2019 | Radical Stroud

History But Not As You Did In School

Did you get bored in your history lessons? Endless facts and dates. A dreary litany. Prehistoric Britain … The Romans … Those Anglo-Saxons and those Vikings … Then came the Normans … WELL HERE’S A NEW APPROACH A RADICAL RETHINK Questioning wha...

06 Nov 2019 | 33 Temple

‘British Summer Time: Sunrise Walk 7’

On Saturday 26th October, I had the good fortune to take part in another distance walk organised by Dr. Blake Morris who is currently based in the UK.Blake initiated the series of walks (entitled British Summer Time) in response to the approaching chan...

06 Nov 2019 | 33 Temple

‘British Summer Time: Sunrise Walk 7’

On Saturday 26th October, I had the good fortune to take part in another distance walk organised by Dr. Blake Morris who is currently based in the UK.Blake initiated the series of walks (entitled British Summer Time) in response to the approaching chan...

04 Nov 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-11-04 08:43:00

Walking's New MovementsPlymouth University November 2nd - 4thThis is a snapshot of an inspiring conference organised by Claire Hind, Phil Smith and Helen Billinghurst.prep a small vara and some ropesWith some trepidation I took my ropes and a soundscap...

04 Nov 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-11-04 08:43:00

Walking's New MovementsPlymouth University November 2nd - 4thThis is a snapshot of an inspiring conference organised by Claire Hind, Phil Smith and Helen Billinghurst.prep a small vara and some ropesWith some trepidation I took my ropes and a soundscap...

03 Nov 2019 | Talking Walking

Satsymph talking walking

On a visit to LISTEN: A Season of Sound Art taking place in Frome in Somerset, in the summer of 2019, Andrew Stuck participates in an immersive geo-located audio piece called ‘Walking Memories’. The piece has been composed by Phill Phelps and Ralph Hoyte, two of three partners who make up creative team Satsymph, who […]

01 Nov 2019 | Reading and Walking

106. Albert Memmi, The Colonizer and the Colonized

Albert Memmi’s 1957 book Portrait du Colonisé précedé du Portrait du Colonisateur was first published in an English edition in 1965. Memmi was Tunisian, and since Tunisia was then a French colony, although one engaged in a struggle for liberation, he was one of the colonized. “I discovered that few aspects of my life and […]