Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, this great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature.
Translated by Sholeh Wolpé
Marks the finissage of Abboud’s solo exhibition The Horse, the Bird, the Tree and the Stone at Bildmuseet (Sweden, 21 May – 17 September 2017) and the inauguration of her solo show The pomegranate and the sleeping ghoul at Darat al Funun-The Khalid Shoman Foundation (Jordan, 10 October 2017 – 11 January 2018).
Documents a four-day walk made by the English Poet John Clare. Toby Jones, Iain Sinclair and a Straw Bear follow in his footsteps exactly 150 years after his death. En route they bump into Macgillivray, Dr Simon Kovesi and the wizard Alan Moore. Meantime the journey is narrated by Toby’s father Freddie, a maverick actor who featured in numerous David Lynch films.
A journey through the void, ephemeral and digital towards play and poetry.
A practical handbook on the lost art of getting lost, reading the signs around you, following their lead, and creating your own.
Examines five performance/artworks: The Artist is Present (2010) by Marina Abramović; The Deer Shelter Skyscape (2007) by James Turrell; CAT (1998) by Ansuman Biswas; Journey to the Lower World by Marcus Coates (2004); and the work with pollen by Wolfgang Laib.
Develops and encourages you to inhabit — through narratives or spatialized experiences — Deep Maps of places you want to understand in a robust, inclusive, and expansive ways, which is not possible with traditional mapping.
Documentation from the DIY 14 project, exploring how personal documents and performance can animate each other within a specific context of travelling and migration.
This Study Room Guide is concerned with journeys as an emerging trend in Live Art. A significant number of artists, practitioners and companies are currently incorporating travel into their work and using journeys in a variety of different ways.
Through the summer of 2002, members of Forced Entertainment undertook a series of journeys, each travelling alone to locations in the UK to complete tasks determined only partially in advance.
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
Handbook of recollections and practical exercises exploring the art of walking and its modern uses. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
Documentary film telling the story of the 2009 journey Heave. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
Performance Research Journal edition concerning the foot. Articles featured: CARL LAVERY & NICOLAS WHYBROW Editorial ‘Pas de deux’ MARTIN WELTON Getting Things Off the Ground: Pedestrain Feelings ALEXANDER KELLY [artist’s pages] The Distance Between Us ADRIAN KEAR Thinking Limping: Richard Maxwell’s ‘Neutral Hero’ and the tragic impediment of contemporary theatre ESTHER PILKINGTON & MARTIN NACHBAR We Always Arrive in the Theatre on Foot: A walk to the theatre in sixteen steps and eighteen footnotes JOHN HALL Foot, Mouth and Ear: Some thoughts on prosody and performance MATTHEW GOULISH & LIN HIXSON On Foot Commonplace Book JASON GROVES Before the Law of Human Motor Functions: Walter Benjamin’s poetics of the step KIFF BAMFORD Acconci’s Pied-a-terre: Taking the archive for a walk STEPHEN HODGE ‘Before I compose a piece, I walk around it several times, accompanied by myself’ DEE HEDDON Turning 40: 40 Turns: Walking and friendship TOWNLEY AND BRADBY Conversations After Dark HAYDEN LORIMER Surfaces and Slopes MIKE PEARSON Warplands: Alkborough PERDITA PHILLIPS Walk ’til You Run Out of Water GREGG WHELAN Running Through a Field: Performance and humanness MARGARET AMES Memory, Identity and a Desire to Dance ADRIAN HOWELLS [artist’s pages] Foot Washing for the Sole JOHANNES BIRRINGER The Un-Seeing Eyes of the Foot: In memoriam Kazuo Ohno SIMON PERSIGHETTI A Mis-Guide Walks to the Shoe Museum. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964). This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
…and Sometimes Doing Something Political Can Become Poetic.
An extension of Alÿs’s previous projects called “Paseos” (Spanish for “walks”), where the artist carries out certain acts while walking through a predetermined location
Book includes a DVD. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
Video documentation of NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008.
An audio-visual installation in a car. Video documentation of NRLA (National Review of Live Art) 2008; 6-10 Feb 2008.
Excerpts from eight projects: Walking After Acconci (Redirected Approaches) 2005, Kiss My Nauman 2007, Walk With Nauman (Re-Performance Corridor) 2006, Re-Learning Piece 2008, Silent Sound 2006, Precious Little Series 2001-2007, File under Sacred Music 2003, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds music video 2007-2009.
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964). This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
HALF LIFE was a major landscape work and the first co-production between The National Theatre of Scotland and NVA. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
This article can be found in miscellaneous article folder number 3This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide, catalogue no. P1964.