02 Dec 2018 | Radical Stroud

Trenchcoats For Goalposts

Friday 7th December, 8pm at the Sub Rooms, Stroud Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company present TRENCHCOATS FOR GOALPOSTS - Christmas Truce, 1914 with Jon Seagrave (aka Jonny Fluffypunk,)John Bassett, Bill Jones, Paul Southcott, Stuart Butler, Angela ...

02 Dec 2018 | pedestrian - Pedestrian Blog

Fifty Walks: 22

Waylaid Walking*, North Railway St., Medicine Hat, AlbertaThe other side of the tracks. Every tree was planted, every brick was formed with clay and fired with gas. Old hotel signs still in place to catch the eye of long-gone train travelers. Windows bricked up or boarded over, but the buildings still stand. The trees still stand. Polished railway tracks still cut through town. The road stays in place as its uses change and decline. Small odd businesses in between empty buildings: arts and craft [...]

30 Nov 2018 | Reading and Walking

Jeff Wall, “‘Marks of Indifference’: Aspects of Photography in, or as, Conceptual Art”

I wanted to re-read art historian and photographer Jeff Wall’s essay on the impact of photography on Conceptual Art (and vice-versa) before my end-of-semester review, mostly because during my presentation and influences talk in the Group Studio course, I was called out for suggesting that my photography is influenced by Conceptual photographic practices, and at […]

30 Nov 2018 | Jack Lowe

Landscape Surgery: Literary Geographies

I originally wrote and published this post on the Landscape Surgery blog of the Social, Cultural and Historical Geography Research Group in the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. Landscape Surgery is a fortnightly seminar ...

29 Nov 2018 | Museum of Walking

Contested spaces and making places more walkable

Transfer of assets to the community is an expression we have encountered a few times this past week – sounds fairly inconsequential until you begin to unravel what this might mean, and who within the community will be the beneficiaries.  We listened to Bob Gilbert, author of “Ghost Trees” and former Islington Borough Parks officer […]

29 Nov 2018 | THE LRM

December 2nd First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and we are finishing 2018 with a collaboration (and a wish for many more next year should anyone feel like joining us). We will be walking at a distance with the marvellous Blake Morris for his ongoing A Wander is not a Slog project. https://awanderisnotaslog.wordpress.com/contact/ We will be guided by Charlie Fox's 'Waylaid Walking', which engages with Walter Benjamin's Arcade Projects. If you'd like join Blake in London, The LRM in Manchester or from a distance, get in touch and...

29 Nov 2018 | THE LRM

December 2nd First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and we are finishing 2018 with a collaboration (and a wish for many more next year should anyone feel like joining us). We will be walking at a distance with the marvellous Blake Morris for his ongoing A Wander is not a Slog project. https://awanderisnotaslog.wordpress.com/contact/ We will be guided by Charlie Fox's 'Waylaid Walking', which engages with Walter Benjamin's Arcade Projects. If you'd like join Blake in London, The LRM in Manchester or from a distance, get in touch and...