Drifting to Third Ward

Walking piece details


CC-BY-NC: Geert Vermeire

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Artists and academics were invited to participate with an audio paper (a performative or walking audio essay) or an audio walk for the walking arts encounters/conference Drifting Bodies – Fluid Spaces / Made of Walking (VII).


If you want to walk, try walking on your “Main Street”. Walk toward an art gallery. Go into every room and look around. If you don’t find an art gallery, make one. Continue to move in and out of air-conditioned places. For those of you in the southern hemisphere, central heating will work too. If there’s a freeway anywhere around, make sure you cross it. If there is no freeway, look for railroad tracks.

Drifting to Third Ward by Karen O’Rourke

After the 20 minutes sound walk, following the instructions above, a walking conversation will start between Karen O’Rourke, Yannis Ziogas and Geert Vermeire, where you can listen in through Zoom.
To join the conversation while walking you need to have downloaded the zoom app on your phone and use the full details below to log in.

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Karen O'Rourke

Karen O'Rourke

Karen O'Rourke is an artist and Professor of Digital Art at Jean Monnet University Saint-Etienne, France. Her work has been exhibited in Europe, the United States, and South America.

Near Main street, Houston, TX, USA

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