With a brand new release comes global coverage.
Al-Assad walks in a building and 1.0 km drawing.
Did you know that one of our most cherished and important nature writers lived in Tolworth? Richard Jefferies (1848-1887) was born in Coate in Wiltshire, but moved to live in Tolworth, at 296 Ewell Road, from 1877 – 1882. During this time he wrote what is acknowledged to be his finest writing, some of which … Continue reading In the footsteps of Richard Jefferies – Part One →
With the release of version 4 of Kompl, we’re opening up the inclusion of featured cities. You or your company can pick any city and sponsor it for inclusion. You like Kompl, but you don’t like that your favourite city is not included? Now, any and every city on the globe can be included. SponsorshipRead more about Sponsor a city, any city[...]
Plenty of streamlining, some sweet beautification, and a snappy interface. Version 4 of Kompl has hit both the iOS and Android app stores. With this version, Kompl for Android has also moved out of beta. Champagne! We’ve slimmed down our feature set, putting more emphasis on collecting and hunting for venues, in order to upgradeRead more about We felt the need, the need for speed[...]
We’re working on some exciting updates, which will also see our Android version come out of beta. Part of the update sees our compass view being livened up with infinite map-related patterns, for which we’ve commissioned several artists. Artists that helped us out come from Europe, Asia and Latin America. A few we like to highlight: Monika AngelevskaRead more about To infinity, and beyond[...]
Cut Flowers at the Beaumont Gallery, Mere currently features work from the Forced Walks: Honouring Esther collection. Cut Flowers runs until Sunday April 23. In addition to work from Lorna’s practice exploring inherited trauma, the exhibition includes the Honouring Esther … Continue reading →
What? You thought your cool Android phone would be left out? Never! Download Kompl for Android now. Kompl is now available for nearly 12000 Android devices. Yours is probably on the list. Now you can get lost and ‘play the city’ with Kompl on your lovely Android phone. Download Kompl and give us a try.Read more about Kompl beta available for Android[...]
We’ve improved performance and completely redesigned the app, making functionalities more accessible and intuitive to use. Now available for iOS, in version 3 of Kompl we streamlined the interface, while also making it more edgy. All functionalities are now easier to access, while we delightfully squashed a bunch of bugs in the process. We’ve included aRead more about Faster, better, stronger; download for iOS[...]
Esther Brunstein, the Esther we honour in this project and series of walks, the Esther who has been our inspiration throughout, died earlier this week. The closing exhibition of the Honouring Esther project is deliberately timed around the Holocaust Memorial … Continue reading →
With the inclusion of Sydney and Auckland, we’re now covering cities on all continents (that have cities). Havana, with Cuba slowly opening up, is a great city to explore with Kompl, either physically or virtually. And Dublin, of course, is one of Europe’s hidden gems. Shortly before our next major release, we wanted to include theRead more about We now cover Havana, Sydney, Auckland and Dublin[...]
Our next major update is just around the corner. Sign up for our iOS beta. We’re streamlining everything; exposing more information, allowing for more configuration, and making using the app easier all around. We’ve squashed a bunch of bugs in the process as well, while rethinking the user interface. In short, this is our biggest update, yet!Read more about Version 3 is coming, sign up for the iOS beta[...]
It’s our Christmas present to you. Five new cities on three continents are now also featured in Kompl. San Francisco in the US, Rio in Brazil, Brussels in Belgium,Prague in the Czech Republic and Lahore in Pakistan are all now also featured cities in Kompl. Just in time for the new year, we’ve added fiveRead more about San Francisco, Brussels, Prague, Rio and Lahore now featured in Kompl[...]
Kompl has added support for Montreal. Possibly the most culturally diverse city in Canada, Kompl has now added support for “la ville aux cent clochers”, Montreal. A ‘clocher’ is a steeple and, as Mark Twain noted, “This is the first time I was ever in a city where you couldn’t throw a brick without breakingRead more about Exploring the royal mountain[...]
Kompl is one of the projects on show at the INTERFACE/LANDSCAPE 2016 New Media Exhibition at Ithaca College. Every year, Ithaca College is host to the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, FLEFF. It embraces and interrogates sustainability across all of its forms: economic, social, ecological, political, cultural, technological, and aesthetic. Now in its 20th year, thisRead more about Kompl at INTERFACE/LANDSCAPE 2016 New Media Exhibition[...]
Work in progress briefing to members of the Bristol Hannover Association. Open Meeting Thursday April 7 19.30 Rm C117 Commons Bath Spa University. Newton Park Campus A chance to meet the artists and review the walk in Germany, discuss resonances … Continue reading →
It begins again. At first its a history tour, a site visit then as the conversations begin and the elements take their toll, emotion and contemporary resonances start to manifest themselves. We hear of a phone call, only yesterday, an … Continue reading →
RUNDOWN: – RUN!RUN!RUN! (Regent’s Canal): Warming Up! 31Oct 1100hrs. This is a 0.5 mile run which is a part of and opens the SEA Arts Festival events at the Proud Archivist (N1 5ET). No running experience or running shoes required. – RU...
Thank you for running with us at the inaugural activities run by the RUN!RUN!RUN! International Body for Research in London (20 September), Lancaster (22, 23 September) and Leeds (25 September). Here is a quick rundown of what happened. The next RUN!RU...
What a sensational + sunny + stormy summer it has been – literally, metaphorically- and meteorologically- speaking. Summer is still going on (?), but let’s make hay while the sun (?) shines (?). As hay (?) is being churned out, let’s...