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...

31 Jan 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-01-31 20:48:00

An Introduction I started the group Walking with the Waste Land  assisted and encouraged by research curator Trish Scott to use walking as a research tool as a part of the wider Research Group A Journey with The Waste Land, at The Turner Cont...

25 Jan 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-01-25 17:54:00

Seasalter in the frost in January, an estuary walk. Reflections on last week's walk from Espacio Gallery to Leadenhall Market: a field trip for our walk Thread and Word on March 5th.Feedback and Reflections from our field trip on January 19th&nbsp...