Lieberman makes a point to connect digitally with his audience at a time when we are seeking relief from isolation. Source: WM | whitehot magazine of contemporary art | Hope within Walking Distance: Adversity and the Sublime in Charlie Lieberman's Photography
Manchester is spearheading a new effort to create space for walking and cycling. Source: How coronavirus is driving a revolution in travel - BBC News
Jim Bachor has been filling up Chicago's potholes with beautifuld and durable mosaics for years. He has become known as the city's Pothole Artist. Source: Chicago's Pothole Artist Turns Road Hazards Into Works of Art
IN light of government advice, Thurrock100 had to postpone the T100 Walking Festival until 12-27 September this year. Source: Thurrock100 launch arts challenge ahead of walking festival in September - Your Thurrock
The Vandals are at the gates. Augustine is deadly ill, spending his final days in prayer and repentance. Having coined the phrase "Solvitur ambulando", “it is solved by walking”, perhaps his ambulatory restlessness at the end of his life indirectly saved the city, as the Vandals initially retreated.
In 1988 Abramović and Ulay trekked from opposite ends of the wall to meet in the middle – but this Herculean act of love and performance art was doomed from the start Source: The bittersweet story of Marina Abramović's epic walk on the Great Wall of China | Travel | The Guardian
There are many problems and paradoxes to which walking is the solution. For instance: In our culture of overwork, burnout, and exhaustion, in which we're connected and distracted 24/7 from most things that are truly important in our lives, how do we tap into our creativity, our wisdom, our capacity for wonder, our well-being and our ability to connect with what we really value? Solvitur ambulando. Source: Hemingway, Thoreau, Jefferson and the Virtues of a Good Long Walk | HuffPost Life
Sometimes an ancient tip is just the trick for managing a postmodern existence. Source: This Latin phrase will change the way you manage problems — Quartz
On April 28, walk · listen · create introduces walk · listen · café, a bi-weekly online meeting for creatives in the fields of walking and sound art. Join us!
Walking, simply for the sake of a walk, can be a brief respite in our otherwise frenetic lives, allowing us to detach so we might see life for ourselves again, not unlike a child does Source: For the full life experience, put down all devices and walk
What are the political potentials of listening? How does sound define the crossing of the territories of contemporaneity, of the differences in race, gender, social belonging? Salomé Voegelin continues her analysis on listening practices in her new book. Interview by Leandro Pisano Source: The Political Possibility of Sound. Interview with Salomé Voegelin • Digicult | Digital Art, Design and Culture
As the world takes measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the work of artist Heman Chong offers an oddly calming respite Source: Why ambient walking art videos might be what you need right now - The National
The editors of Leonardo are pleased to announce that beginning in 2021 we will publish 6 issues of Leonardo annually and elevate the visibility of music and sound art with yearlong inclusion. With this, we will be retiring Leonardo Music Journal as a separate publication after Volume 30, December 2020. Source: Open Call for Leonardo Journal: Music and Sound Art | Leonardo/ISAST
Xavier de Maistre's delightful parody of contemporary travel-writing written while under a six-week house-arrest in Turin. Source: A Journey Round my Room (1794 / 1871) – The Public Domain Review
Simon Beck created the 53,092 square-metre logo to mark the Range Rover's 50th anniversary Source: Artist walks 45,000 steps to create massive snow art | Auto-news – Gulf News
Walking to is a gentle, easy way to de-stress, exercise, gain new perspective, meditate, and practice self care. Source: Dealing with the pandemic one step at a time: Practice walking as self-care – Streetsblog Chicago
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In his famous essay, “Walking,” American poet, philosopher, and environmentalist Henry David Thoreau presents the simple act of walking as an art to be mastered. The type of walking Thoreau describes doesn’t serve the practical purpose of getting somewhere; rather, it enables one to engage in contemplation by taking refuge in the sacred space that wilderness represented for him. Source: The art of walking – The Strand
New and existing sound works will be featured during Sound Walk September 2020. Submit pieces and host events during September this year.
Ahead of his solo show at Michael Hoppen Gallery, the artist discusses his intricate new cartographic work conceived at high altitude Source: Artist Sohei Nishino maps his Everest journey in epic photographic detail