31 Aug 2019 | Richard White

After Auschwitz

Upcoming London exhibition with Lorna Brunstein at Hundred Years Gallery. Installation films/recorded live performance, assembled artefacts photography.  ‘After Auschwitz’ is an immersive multi-media installation reflecting on the impact of the two visits to the Death Camp. It features soil gathered … Continue reading →

31 Aug 2019 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Perambulations and (dis)enchantments: exhibition report

More than 5 years in the making and hundreds of miles in the walking, (dis)enchantments and perambulations short films and soundscapes plus documentation was exhibited at Corsham Court, Wiltshire, The exhibition presented elements of the creative practice as research for Richard White's PhD, in the cellar gallery were two linked immersive installations, work from the Sweet Waters and Honouring Esther cycles of walks. Documentation including walkers notebooks and some of the other research output [...]

25 May 2019 | Richard White

(dis)enchantments and perambulations….

(dis)enchantments and perambulations: walking arts and reluctant heritageTwo walks and two events forming a ‘public’ viva for my creative-practice-as-research PhD submission exploring walking/multimedia arts and reluctant heritage. The walks retrace routes from two projects, Sweet Waters and Honouring Esther forming … Continue reading →

24 May 2019 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

(dis)enchantments and perambulations:

(dis)enchantments and perambulations: walking arts and reluctant heritageTwo walks and two events forming a ‘public’ viva for a creative practice as research PhD submission exploring walking/multimedia arts and reluctant heritage. The walks retraces routes from the two projects, Sweet Waters and Honouring Esther forming the research presented, the two events provide an opportunity to view and discuss some of the documentation and new installation work produced.EventsThursday June 27 [...]

07 May 2019 | Richard White

Relational Intelligence

Relational Intelligence: A Contact Improvisation and Ensemble Improvisation Skills Workshopby Nita Little When bodies meet, intelligence is found in the quality of touch, the organization of physical forms, the ability to share the physics of motion, timing, and the giving … Continue reading →

01 Apr 2019 | Richard White

Confluence

Exhibition and workshops in Stroud I am showing work here alongside Walking the Land artists and offering a short textual intervention with the Space, Place, Practice research group. We give the idea of enchantment ‘a good frisk’, according to one … Continue reading →

01 Apr 2019 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Confluence: interconnectivity and interdependency

Confluence exhibition Stroud. I am exhibiting work here alongside Walking the Land artists and offering a short textual intervention with the Space, Place, Practice research group. We give the idea of enchantment 'a good frisk' according to one writer. The exhibition takes place at the Museum in the Park, private view Wednesday 17 April and other workshops through the run [...]

14 Jan 2019 | Richard White

Enchantment and re-enchantment

to start the year lets begin here with a different map  asked what does re-enchantment mean to me…and it turns to a rant I challenge the notion of re-enchantment!   To me re-enchantment speaks of an anthropocentric ecology reflecting modern … Continue reading →

27 Jun 2018 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Walking with trees and empire in Cheltenham

A (dis)enchantment in Cheltenham walking in Pittville park with Cheltenham Tree Officer Chris Chavasse, a Speculative Art School...speculation...  Walking slowly and at times without talking (the most difficult bit) considering the multilayered stories folded into this place and our entangled presence there. Huge trees from the original planting propped up and surviving. Old.Rattling notions of time and place and queering where is here...the stone itself. The pumproom built o [...]

18 Jan 2018 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Forced Walks: Honouring Esther. Bristol 25 Jan

Screening and artists talk Thursday 25 January City Hall Bristol. 7.30-9.00 pmWorking and walking with survivor testimony as it fades from living memoryPresentation on the Forced Walks project: Honouring Esther. Bringing a story of resistance and hope out of persecution and hate. Short films and sounds from the walks in Somerset and Germany retracing the route of a Nazi Death march. Survivor testimony and contemporary resonance.Working with co artist Lorna Brunstein I hosted the Forced Walks pr [...]

23 Nov 2017 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Bath Anti-Mapper: a co creation research tactic

Exploring co-creativity back in September we went in search of antimapper, walking and sensing the silences, gaps and distortions in the official version of the City. Joined by co-creationists from Europe and South America I hosted a counter-mapping walk across the city. Beginning with 6 city sites..... Co hosted with Katie O'Brien from 44AD and Christina Horvath from University of Bath we walked talked, listened, tasted the walls, touched the stones and told stories of other places. [...]

26 Oct 2017 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Journey to Justice Bristol

Hands Across the City Sunday 29th OctoberCastle Park by the Bristol Bridge entrance, BS1 3XDTime 12:30 – 16:00The culmination of the month-long celebration of Journey to Justice Bristol, this historical walk starts at Bristol Bridge. It proceeds to Pero’s Bridge where we shall hold hands to make a human bridge affirming the city’s solidarity with refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities. We shall end at City Hall with a celebration event. Everyone is encourag [...]

10 Sep 2017 | Richard White

Sweet Waters: Soundings

Sweet Waters: Soundings from the walks Saturday 21 October from 13.00-16.00 Saltford Brass Mill The Shallows Saltford BS31 3EY an installation in sound and images Responses and resonances sense-ing legacies of slave-ownership in Bath and along the River Avon….visit the … Continue reading →

09 Sep 2017 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

Workhouse Walks, return to the Workhouse. Gatherings at the Burial Ground 20 Sept

The current phase of the project comes to completion on Wednesday 20 September with the walk back from the Museum of Bath at Work to the former Workhouse and its Burial Ground. We will complete the last section of the 1856 route as we cross the golf course and make our way through the University of Bath car parks. A route littered with ironies!This is an all day walk starting with a 10.00 briefing at the Museum of Bath at Work.Join us at 16.30 or 18.00 at the Burial Ground on WellswayWe aim to b [...]