Walking in the Anthropocene – Planetary Walking

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2021-07-12 18:00
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Walking arts today became a response to the deep environmental  global crisis we are facing today.  Walking is one of the keys to contextualize and deepen our understanding and relation with the planet place we live on. It is more and more clear that the future will be ecological or there will not be a future for our species.         

Walking our planet is the opportunity to explore this question.  The sounds, the living creatures, the plants, the geopoetics of every place are some of the factors that connect us to a Nature that is experienced and lived. Walking in and beyond Prespa is stepping out of the time and space of the man-made environment, entering in a no man’s land of nature, bringing us back what was before and to where we belong.

Speakers are Mar Alzamora (Panama), Chris Omni (US), Simona Vermeire (Romania), Geert Vermeire and Fred Adam (Belgium/Spain), Stephanie Whitelaw (UK), Rich Blundell (US), moderated by Faye Tzanetoulakou.
The speakers were asked to provide a presentation of their work, in preparation for the café:

Walk Listen Café @ WAC brings scholars and artists together around their research and their practices related to walking arts in a series of 8 online meet ups and conversations. Prerecorded paper presentations and other media will be available in this post at least 48 hours before the Walk Listen Café starts, and the participants are requested to look into the online materials before joining the Café.

Faye Tzanetoulakou

Faye Tzanetoulakou

Faye Tzanetoulakou is an Art Historian. Her PhD thesis was on contemporary Sublime. Her post-doc research focuses on how natural ground elements create a new artistic landscape in the Anthropocene era. She is the arts editor of Culturenow.gr and a special ...

Mar Alzamora

Mar Alzamora

Musician, sound artist, writer, educator and cultural manager. Founder and double bass player of the Paisaxe chamber group and also co-founder of the ArtTIC Electronic Arts Festival. Her rhizomatic artistic research is based on the multisensory exploration...

Simona Vermeire

Simona Vermeire

SIMONA VERMEIRE holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Minho, Portugal and is a Post Doc Researcher in the Ontology of plants (Critical Plant Studies) at the Uminho University, Portugal. She also holds an MA in Image Studies from the ...

Stephanie Whitelaw

Stephanie Whitelaw

Following organic processes of ephemerality and fluidity, my Art endeavours to connect people with place, revealing the threads that run through ourselves and our environment. The interrelation between ourselves and Nature vibrates itself through my practi...

Chris Omni

Chris Omni

I am affectionately known as the Eco-Health Hippie. Through my artistic ministry as an eco-spiritualist, TEDx speaker, healer, joy advocate, storyteller, artist, and Black womxn’s health researcher, I build upon my Master of Public Health degree and doct...

Fred Adam

Fred Adam

Founder of the locative media portal the GPSmuseum and co-creator of the collaborative mapping and locative media platform CGeomap, co-creators of the Deep Time Walk app and Jungle-ized the app that brought the Amazon rainforest to Times Square in NYC. Exp...

Geert Vermeire

Founder

Geert Vermeire is a curator, poet and an interdisciplinary artist, living and working between Brazil, Greece and Belgium. As collaborator and team member of escoitar.org, noTours.org and CGeomap.eu, and co-coordinator of the global community event Sound Wa...

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