18 Jul 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

MEMORIES…. THERE’S ALWAYS TOMORROW

A lovely film by the talented film maker Anna Bowman. With thanks to Peter Herbert and Jill Rock for curating the exhibition at The Arts Project, St Pancras Hospital.The piece I exhibited is 'Unravelling', it is about by mother who died in December. Sh...

01 Jun 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-06-01 14:17:00

Some thoughts on walking, weaving and how we share stories.Supporting the walk in July by The Refugee Tales :   http://refugeetales.org/book-for-refugee-tales-walk-2018/ An Introduction.Each of the textile birds that will be displayed in my T...

13 May 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-05-13 16:23:00

Looking forward to Hazelfest on May 20th hope to see some of you there.Thread and Word at The Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018Highlighting the campaign by The Refugee Tales for an end to the unlimited detention of asylum seekers and refugees in the U.K.Thre...

15 Apr 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-04-15 11:54:00

Looking for the magic in the everyday through TS Eliot a walk in Margate on March  24th 2018.Walking with The Waste Land- An edited Photo diary of "A Treasure Trail". Thank you to all who joined, participated and contributed to make this such...

24 Feb 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-02-24 12:58:00

Walking with The Waste Land Photo-Diary - 'Mud Walking' On Friday the 23rd of February, members from the walking group Walking with The Waste Land and their friends conducted a walk from the Sportsman Car Park in Seasalter, near Whitstable, in Ken...

10 Sep 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-09-10 12:18:00

Walking in the Footsteps of The HuguenotsAn artist led walk by Billie Penfold on Wednesday September 13th from 1-2 pmFrom Espacio Gallery to the London Wall Welcome back after the Summer breakThis walk is part of the exhibitionThe Republic of Brex...

17 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-17 05:44:00

A walk in July A collaborative walk on July 12th with the Garden Gate Community Project and Walking with The Waste Land in Cliftonville, Margate.A photo diary of a series of walks which we began in April. this is our fourth walk.July seems to...

10 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-10 19:06:00

'Precario' (1990) Cecilia Vicuña 'maximum fragility' can work against 'maximum power' These words from artist Julia Riddiough  who provided us with a walking chakra for our fragile lives.http://www.juliariddiough.comThis gave us a&n...

03 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-03 13:34:00

A Wander on Friday July 7th ,Thread and Wordfrom Dundas Street Gallery to  Inverleith house Edinburgh  2pm - 4pmin collaboration with Threads An artist led walk by Elspeth Penfold inspired by Cecilia Vicuña’s poem ‘Hilo y Palabra’&n...

12 Jun 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-06-12 06:32:00

A  June walk - thinking about projective verse ,with The Garden Gate community project in Margate. The Walking with the Waste Land group in collaboration with members of the Garden Gate community in Margate have decided to embark on one ...

31 May 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-05-31 11:59:00

ThreadandWord'Listening with our eyes''it is difficult to be responsible to an environment, if we have not first listened in to find out who is present'  J.E. Skinner.Our research for thewalk with #ThreadandWord, with its links to Cecilia Vucña's ...

20 May 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-05-20 09:34:00

 Walking with The Waste Land developing a walking collaboration with The Garden Gate in Margate.A walk in MayWalking with The Waste Land and the Garden Gate  Margate.“ a poem can be like walking down a street  and noticing things, extend...

15 May 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-05-15 14:56:00

As I think about the Edinburgh walk I am reflecting on this line from Larry Eigner:“a poem can be like walking down a street and noticing things, extending itself without obscurity or too much effort”This quote has made me think about how much of my ti...

30 Apr 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-04-30 10:57:00

Taking Thread and Word to Edinburgh I am preparing a walk as a part of the Threads exhibition at Dundas St Gallery, the walk will take place on  the 7th of July from 2 - 4 pm.Looking ForwardI visited Edinburgh on Monday  April 24th with ...

23 Apr 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-04-23 13:54:00

Developing Thread and WordSo the work progresses in many different ways.QuipucamayocsI have been busy in the studio making 'Quipucamayocs', a series of artefacts using the ropes knotted by walkers during the development of the walks culminating in Thre...

21 Mar 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-03-21 13:03:00

PrecarioA Walk in Edinburgh in JulyI am developing an artist led walk from the Dundas Gallery to the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh on the 9th of July which will coincide with the 'Threads' exhibition at the Dundas Gallery, which is curated by th...

13 Mar 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-03-13 13:12:00

"Let's Talk about Vivienne"A walk , by the Walking with the Waste Land group at the Turner Contemporary.  Saturday March 11th.A Photo Diary, creating new encounters.Jill RockatTurner ContemporaryInvoking Vivienne, through the SybilEpigra...