17 Aug 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-08-17 09:56:00

A Walk with Thread and Word for The Margate Bookie September 2018 An Invitation  This is a walk as pilgrimage creating shrines for the Margate Bookie September 2018 by Thread and Word. Led by Elspeth PenfoldDrawing inspiration from Dee H...

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...

06 May 2018 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2018-05-06 10:28:00

Virginia Fitch performs from Pruffock'Sound and Sway'  A photo diaryA Walk for the Margate Spring Bookie 2018 Thread and Wordat the Turner ContemporaryWith thanks to:The Margate Bookie team headed up by Andreas Loizou,Jennifer Deakin (photogr...

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...

29 Jul 2017 | Elspeth Penfold

Elspeth Penfold 2017-07-29 12:33:00

A photo diary with information about developments for Walking with the Waste Land at the Margate Bookie 2017.Walking with the Waste Land is a community group which is part of a wider project at the Turner Contemporary exploring visual connections with ...

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...