24 Feb 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-02-24 12:58:00

Walking with The Waste Land Photo-Diary - 'Mud Walking' On Friday the 23rd of February, members from the walking group Walking with The Waste Land and their friends conducted a walk from the Sportsman Car Park in Seasalter, near Whitstable, in Ken...

10 Sep 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-09-10 12:18:00

Walking in the Footsteps of The HuguenotsAn artist led walk by Billie Penfold on Wednesday September 13th from 1-2 pmFrom Espacio Gallery to the London Wall Welcome back after the Summer breakThis walk is part of the exhibitionThe Republic of Brex...

10 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-10 19:06:00

'Precario' (1990) Cecilia Vicuña 'maximum fragility' can work against 'maximum power' These words from artist Julia Riddiough  who provided us with a walking chakra for our fragile lives.http://www.juliariddiough.comThis gave us a&n...

15 May 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-05-15 14:56:00

As I think about the Edinburgh walk I am reflecting on this line from Larry Eigner:“a poem can be like walking down a street and noticing things, extending itself without obscurity or too much effort”This quote has made me think about how much of my ti...

30 Apr 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-04-30 10:57:00

Taking Thread and Word to Edinburgh I am preparing a walk as a part of the Threads exhibition at Dundas St Gallery, the walk will take place on  the 7th of July from 2 - 4 pm.Looking ForwardI visited Edinburgh on Monday  April 24th with ...

23 Apr 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-04-23 13:54:00

Developing Thread and WordSo the work progresses in many different ways.QuipucamayocsI have been busy in the studio making 'Quipucamayocs', a series of artefacts using the ropes knotted by walkers during the development of the walks culminating in Thre...

25 Feb 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-02-25 16:42:00

 #Thread and WordAn Artist Led Walk by Elspeth Penfold Sunday March 5th 2017 1.00p.m. - 3.00p.m. Meet: Threads Exhibition, Espacio Gallery 159 Bethnal Green Rd. E2 7DGFinish: Leadenhall Market“It (art) consists not in showing the in...

11 Feb 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-02-11 17:59:00

Preparing for #Word and Thread - on March 5th-#Eliot#sculpture in the City#Espacio gallery#Walking with The Waste Land#Cecilia Vicuña#LiziSanchez,Cadenetas#Quipus#International Women's Day#Vivienne#Where's the Sense in It?Thoughts that developed as a r...

31 Jan 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-01-31 20:48:00

An Introduction I started the group Walking with the Waste Land  assisted and encouraged by research curator Trish Scott to use walking as a research tool as a part of the wider Research Group A Journey with The Waste Land, at The Turner Cont...

25 Jan 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-01-25 17:54:00

Seasalter in the frost in January, an estuary walk. Reflections on last week's walk from Espacio Gallery to Leadenhall Market: a field trip for our walk Thread and Word on March 5th.Feedback and Reflections from our field trip on January 19th&nbsp...