29 May 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-05-29 05:26:00

Are you Listening?A Video and a Photo diaryA walk in Battersea Park for the Chelsea FringeAs we take part in interventions on our route and listen  to poetry readings we knot handmade ropes as a record of the emotions we feel as we walk.These rope...

06 May 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-05-06 05:11:00

'Listening' sketchbook drawing 'A Walk'  sketchbook drawing."Are You Listening? "A circular walk that will offer the opportunity for us to consider our relationship with the environment, through small site specific interventions, poetry readi...

21 Mar 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-03-21 08:25:00

 ' Home coming', 2018I will be joining a fab collection with eighteen wonderful artists at CabinetI'm so delighted to be a part of this collection as it has given me the opportunity to consider how to display my work connecting weaving, ...

21 Feb 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-02-21 08:52:00

A Walk for Terminalia with Thread and Word. 23/02/2019 (for more about this walk please see previous blog postings.)‘sumak kawsay’*This photo taken at Reculver , during a walk on Wednesday. A PlaylistWoody Guthrie - Waiting at the Gate : yout...

18 Feb 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-02-18 18:08:00

A Walk for Terminalia with Thread and Word - Some context for our walk .This walk takes place February 23rd in Seasalter, on the Kent Coast.http://terminaliafestival.org you can check the festival out and find us under events.IntiAs I prepare for ...

09 Feb 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-02-09 17:18:00

A walk for Terminalia with Thread and Word.On February 23rd in Seasalter, on the Kent Coast.http://terminaliafestival.org you can check the festival out and find us under events.By way of an explanation, we will be celebrating Terminalia with Thre...

03 Oct 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-10-03 10:44:00

A Walk with ShrinesA photo Diary of Ofrendas made by artists/makers for 'Madonna of the Mountains' by Elise Valmorbida Photography by Anastasia MillerWork in progress Sharon RoweThe work made by Sharon Rowe was completed and is included in &n...

29 Jul 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-07-29 12:30:00

Beyond The Pedestrian: Walking in Research, Theory, Practice and Performance.26th July 2018 Dept of Geography and Planning, The University of LiverpoolI was delighted to have my abstract accepted for this conference  organised by Dr Morag Rose, wh...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

25 Feb 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-02-25 16:42:00

 #Thread and WordAn Artist Led Walk by Elspeth Penfold Sunday March 5th 2017 1.00p.m. - 3.00p.m. Meet: Threads Exhibition, Espacio Gallery 159 Bethnal Green Rd. E2 7DGFinish: Leadenhall Market“It (art) consists not in showing the in...

11 Feb 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-02-11 17:59:00

Preparing for #Word and Thread - on March 5th-#Eliot#sculpture in the City#Espacio gallery#Walking with The Waste Land#Cecilia Vicuña#LiziSanchez,Cadenetas#Quipus#International Women's Day#Vivienne#Where's the Sense in It?Thoughts that developed as a r...