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Species-in-between

A simultaneous sound walk in the National Garden of Athens and online map about embodied doing and/or thinking through action. Embodied Cognition, using the art as vehicle guide us to acknowledge the cognitive integration of mind, body and world. The walk contains excerpts of books/ interviews by writers Will Kymlicka & Sue Donaldson, Lucile Desblache, Concha Cortés Zulueta, Marta González,…

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15 May 2020 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2020-05-15 07:10:00

A screen grab from twitterWalking Weaves: Digitalising the QuipuThe Wandsworth Arts Fringe started last week , In Your Living Room. The arts listings and interactive element of this years fringe opens up the range of possibilities to cre...

15 May 2020 | Reading and Walking

Walking to the Global Transportation Hub

I’ve spent a couple of days researching and writing about the Regina Bypass. From the outset, the purpose of this road, it seems, was to get truck traffic to the Global Transportation Hub. That’s it. Construction on the Bypass started in the west, in stages, before the government decided to build the southern portion and […]

14 May 2020 | POINTS D'OUÏE, PAYSAGES SONORES PARTAGÉS

Point d’ouïe, se déconfiner l’écoute

L’intensité d’une écoute, notamment celle du du monde environnent, écoute quasi existentielle, nous réveille d’une torpeur inconsciente et nous soustrait à d’insidieux  glissements vers des acceptations mortifères. Chaque matin, l’oreille doit être, et rester avide de cueillir mille sons, comme des plaisirs ou déplaisirs, qui nous relient ou nous séparent, mais nous maintiennent dans une … Continuer &agra...

13 May 2020 | Radical Stroud

WALKING THE THAMES TO LONDON #5

Raising Funds for the Trussell Trust In association with the cyclists’ group from The Prince Albert Lechlade to Newbridge 16 miles I walked past Shelley’s Close by the Church … Where Shelley wrote his ‘Summer Evening Churchyard’, Crossed the bridg...

13 May 2020 | Radical Stroud

Some say Incompetent, Some say Criminal

Dominic Raab, knowing that a week is a long time in politics, has said that “Now is not the time to commit to an inquiry”. He knows that the government’s actions and inaction have led to needless loss of life. We believe that the government must answ...

13 May 2020 | Reading and Walking

Walking from León to Somewhere West of Astorga

The virtual walk through Spain continues. The sky looks like it might clear this morning, and if the rain stops, I’ll try to walk a few kilometres west to León. Here are a few photographs I took on the actual journey several years ago. We met on Zoom Monday night—Tuesday at noon for Neil, who […]

13 May 2020 | Curated News

Libraries as gardens | Archivoz

A blog piece about the sound walking project in the online magazine Archivoz. Your recordings of memories and stories are welcome till end of June and you are as well warmly invited to the webinar at the Urban Tree Festival this Saturday. Webinar: https://urbantreefestival.org/libraries-as-gardens Source: Libraries as gardens | Archivoz

12 May 2020 | Walk Coach Learn

‘I’ve had enough of being resilient’ says my client.

It’s everywhere. Social media yells: ‘Be resilient’. ‘Keep going’. ‘Here are 5 ways to be positive’. ‘Here are 3 ways to turn this crisis into an opportunity’. We talked about how we are doing right now, in our Resilience Group Coaching Programme.  Many of us feel tired and weary.  In the UK we are 6 … ‘I’ve had enough of being resilient’ says my client.Read More »

12 May 2020 | pedestrian - Pedestrian Blog

Walk 59

Another coulee-river walk, Lethbridge, AlbertaOvercast and drizzly afternoon. An abundance of small wildflowers dot the gradually greening slopes. Birds. Beaver architecture. Sitting side by side on a rock by the river. Lots of uphill, less down. Location: From Sugarbowl to river and back, Lethbridge, AlbertaLength: 6 kmCompanions: TroyDate: 12 May 2020 [...]

12 May 2020 | Reading and Walking

Walking North to Condie

This morning I waited to set off until the temperature was well above zero. I was feeling rather anxious about this walk, because I knew I would be walking alongside Highway 11, and busy highways are dangerous for pedestrians. I’ve walked that way before; several years back, I walked 35 kilometres to Lumsden on Highway […]

10 May 2020 | Walkspace

Robson on… Arboreal Beauty

Trees are our companions, man. That said they do not generally walk with us, unless you have been lucky enough to take a stroll with an Ent in your local Fangorn Forest. They do however live where we live and 'breathe' the air we breathe. Some of the first to signal the arrival of spring […]

10 May 2020 | Curated News

Locative media, climate change and (im)mobility during the COVID19 pandemic Tickets, Fri 29 May 2020 at 09:00 | Eventbrite

Locative media, climate change and (im)mobility during the Covid-19 pandemic: exploring collaborative spatial narratives in the arts and education Source: Locative media, climate change and (im)mobility during the COVID19 pandemic Tickets, Fri 29 May 2020 at 09:00 | Eventbrite A free symposium-workshop for all interested in the relation between locative media and our planet in crisis, for arts and education. Among the speakers: Francesca Panetta (MIT, Boston), Halsey Burgund (Roundware - MIT, Boston), Rich Blundell (Oika, US), Julie Poitras Santos (ICA-MECA, Portland), Josh Kopecek (Echoes, UK),.... Coordinated by Mike Duggan (King's College, London), Fred Adam (GPS Museum, CGeomap) and Geert Vermeire (walk listen create, CGeomap)

10 May 2020 | Reading and Walking

Another Walk to the Eastern Edge of the City

I leave the house and walk north, towards Victoria Avenue. House sparrows are chirping in the cold air. At Victoria, I turn east. I’m going to walk in that direction, more or less in a straight line, for the next three hours. At the corner of Victoria Avenue and Albert Street, I pause in front of […]

09 May 2020 | Curated News

Libraries as gardens — Urban Tree Festival

Source: Libraries as gardens — Urban Tree Festival Invitation to live webinar about collective and collaborative digital mapping and sound walking as an ecological form of art. by Geert Vermeire and Fred Adam, CGeomap. Saturday, May 16th - 12 noon, at the Urban Tree Festival in London. Duration about 45 minutes. (Free) tickets can be booked via the site of the Urban Tree Festival https://urbantreefestival.org/libraries-as-gardens CGeomap is a digital platform and open-source software for Geo-Storytelling, allowing simultaneous group creation of spatial narratives and locative writing. The concept of CGeomap is based on collaborative online creation and is a tool of connection with the Earth in our time of global crises. https://cgeomap.eu/info/ You are invited to join!  

09 May 2020

Libraries as gardens — Urban Tree Festival

Source: Libraries as gardens — Urban Tree Festival Invitation to live webinar about collective and collaborative digital mapping and sound walking as an ecological form of art, by Geert Vermeire and Fred Adam, CGeomap. Saturday, May 16th – 12 noon, at the Urban Tree Festival in London. Duration about 45 minutes. (Free) tickets can be booked via the site of…