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, ...

24 Feb 2019 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2019-02-24 18:46:00

“Sumak Kawsay” * A photo diary with a few words about our walk for Terminalia.  VaraThis walk is now recorded through knotted ropes attached to a Vara. It's title: ‘Sumak Kawsay’.A Walk for Terminalia on Saturday February 23rd with Threa...

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...

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...

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...

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...