25 May 2019 | Richard White

(dis)enchantments and perambulations….

(dis)enchantments and perambulations: walking arts and reluctant heritageTwo walks and two events forming a ‘public’ viva for my creative-practice-as-research PhD submission exploring walking/multimedia arts and reluctant heritage. The walks retrace routes from two projects, Sweet Waters and Honouring Esther forming … Continue reading →

24 May 2019 | Richard White. Walking. Social Media. Heritage - Blog

(dis)enchantments and perambulations:

(dis)enchantments and perambulations: walking arts and reluctant heritageTwo walks and two events forming a ‘public’ viva for a creative practice as research PhD submission exploring walking/multimedia arts and reluctant heritage. The walks retraces routes from the two projects, Sweet Waters and Honouring Esther forming the research presented, the two events provide an opportunity to view and discuss some of the documentation and new installation work produced.EventsThursday June 27 [...]

23 May 2019 | Reading and Walking

48. Tim Ingold, “The Temporality of the Landscape”

I decided to read Tim Ingold’s essay “The Temporality of the Landscape” for two reasons. First, Doreen Massey mentioned it as an example of thinking about space and temporality, and second, in my experience, I’ve always found that Ingold has interesting things to say. It’s an odd essay, though, and while I don’t agree with […]

21 May 2019 | Reading and Walking

47. Doreen Massey, For Space

I’ve meant to read Doreen Massey’s 2005 book For Space for quite some time now. My friend Rachelle Viader Knowles, who teaches at Coventry University, has told me that For Space was very influential on her PhD work. Also, while I’m very interested in the distinction Yi-Fu Tuan makes between space and place, I’m also aware that […]

21 May 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

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A Wander with Thread and Word.   Contemporary Art and Ritual St Pancras GalleryThis exhibition ends todayThis Wander took place last Saturday at St Pancras Crypt . I was delighted to be given the opportunity to create a wander which took...

20 May 2019 | walkinglandscapes.com

First Finger-Walk in Osnabrück

A vital part of the research project “Produktiv. Nachhaltig. Lebendig. Grüne Finger für eine klimaresiliente Stadt” are walks with different groups of people through Osnabrücks so called “Green Fingers”. On May 18 members of the “Bürgerbeirat” walked the green finger Sandbachtal and discussed perceptions, identified relevant questions and found ideas for the future of one […]

20 May 2019 | walkinglandscapes.com

Walking – ways to intervene and creatively disturb

In my talk “Interventionen. Produktive Störung und Kommunikationsanlass” at RWTH Aachen (May 13)  I presented my thoughts on walking as means to creatively disturb everyday practices. RWTH is working together with the City of Aachen on a walkability-project and focussing on urban interventions to tackle the associated transformation of public space. Referring to my own […]

20 May 2019 | exercises in being here

When we had wings

Sometimes the name of things, people, animals, are exactly what you see. I was reminded of that yesterday, when being asked: What is that black bird roaming around under that tree?" by somebody who grew up in a city. I sang the first line of a Beatle...

20 May 2019 | exercises in being here

When I had wings

Sometimes the name of things, people, animals, are exactly what you see. I was reminded of that yesterday, when being asked: what is that black bird roaming around under that tree? I sang the first line of a Beatles song. And today, remembering it, and...