Travelling and stumbling

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2020-09-15 18:00
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When one travels on foot, there is a deliberate slowness, a marking of time, allowing contemplation and consideration of occupied space, one step at a time.  

There are times that one will stumble. Not just physically but also accidentally upon things, events or ideas that otherwise would not have occurred without walking.

By acknowledging these ’stumbles’, being drawn into the unknown, accepting of the mystery that awaits, we as walking artists encounter new tempos and longing, for something greater than just the moment. Not just a wandering but a wondering as well.

Bringing together three very different artists, Alison Lloyd, Michael Branthwaite and Trevor H Smith, as well as researcher Fiona Hesse, this discussion will journey with their moments of stumbling and maybe encounter a shared path….

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Michael Branthwaite

Michael Branthwaite

Michael Safaric Branthwaite is the Course Director for Visual Art within the department of Art and Design at Staffordshire University. His research focuses on the co-option of archaeological methodologies to explore the nature of objects and how they f...

Fiona Hesse

Fiona Hesse

Art Historian (Ph.D.), Curator, Lecturer based in Germany with focus on Modern and Contemporary Art, specialised on Walking Art

Trevor H. Smith

Trevor H. Smith

I have recently completed an MA in Fine Art, where I spent the best part of three years trying to figure out what kind of walking artist I am. My project, Walks With Other Artists (2018-present) started out as an attempt to answer a friend's question, 'Wha...

Alison Lloyd

Alison Lloyd

Alison Lloyd is an artist whose work stretches back to the 1970’s. In 2014 she began to exhibit this work alongside new work with her exhibition Grains at TG Gallery in Nottingham, which also published her book Jake. These photographic series capture a r...

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Jez Hastings

Jez Hastings

Jez Hastings is an artist using photography and stories to document his walks and journeys. Coming from a deep sense and understanding of ecology as well as environmental activism, he has worked in creative arts for over forty years interpreting and questi...

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