Anti-manifesto for changing a world while exploring it: a tool for playful debate, collaboration, and intervention.
This book is for any visitor resident of the Elan Valley to enjoy a creative way of exploring the area and thinking about history, nature, and people.
Maps the vast stretch of urban settlement outside London bounded by the M25.
A one-off 30 performance produced in relation to Teching Hsieh's Outdoor film. Part of LADA Screens 4.
In his third one-year performance piece, from 26 September 1981 through 26 September 1982, Hsieh spent one year outside, not entering buildings or shelter of any sort, including cars, trains, airplanes, boats, or tents.
This video was part of LADA Screens, and was available online between 12 and 26 October 2015.
Includes instructions from more than 35 artists’ walks along with a section that features the insights and philosophy of Elastic City Founder who spent 14 years presenting and refining walks. The section, titled ‘Creating Your Own Walk,’ covers conceptual, narrative and logistical concerns, how to encourage participation and how to best promote this work.
The Fables of la Fontaine 5 (2007)
Walking Around Planet (2005)
Suspended Moments (2007)
Toubabou… Toubabou… (2007)
Farafin a ni Toubabou (2007)
The Small Clouds Crossing the Sky of the Soul (2007)
Ruminates on the significance of physical and mental roaming for black freedom.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment.
25 intriguing ideas for different ways to walk in and beyond an art gallery – for gallery-goers, walkers, performance artists, students and academics.
A definitive selection of new and classic images of Jimmy, which includes the backstory of how the two became such great collaborators.
Publication on the participatory mapping project developed that took place on the Redways in Milton Keynes from 17th – 29th July, 2018.
In glass cabinet.
An anti-manifesto for changing a world while exploring it; a tool for playful debate, collaboration, and intervention.
An exploration of walking and mapping as both form and content in art projects using old and new technologies, shoe leather and GPS.
Describes the framework in which Deveron Projects works and contributes to the social wellbeing of Huntly.
Documentation (Power Point) from the DIY 13 project exploring notions of tripping and tipping points through the lens of the architect-walker.
An email conversation between a noted poet.walker and a noted performance.walker about being temporarily prevented from walking ‘normally’ by illness/surgery. Their reflections cover cultural perceptions and personal values associated with walking, personal anecdotes, philosophical reflection, practices for daily-life and an alphabet of falling.
54 intriguing encounters produced by artists involved with the Walking Artists Network and beyond.
Collects theoretical dramas written by some of the leading scholars and artists of the contemporary stage. These dialogues, prose poems, and microfictions describe imaginary performance events that explore what might be possible and impossible in the theatre.
Includes essays by Phil Smith and Cathy Turner of Wrights and Sites, and a transcript of the talk given at the Hidden City Symposium in October 2008.
Compiled by 5 friends of Peace Pilgrim in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1982, the year after her “glorious transition to a freer life”, the book is composed mainly in her own words. The exceptions are the introduction, reproduced newspaper articles and comments by people she met while on her 28 year pilgrimage for peace.
In the summer of 2006, the two artists travelled across the Pennine Way creating a choreographic pathway – a shared journey and celebration of walking as dance and dancer as traveller.
This booklet reflects 54 intriguing encounters produced by artists involved with the Walking Artists Network and beyond.
Documentation of projects investigating environments for societal production of civic understanding through a series of durational performances that encouraged discursive public encounters in civic squares and related urban environments.
Itinerary map of Sideways festival organised as a 4 week expedition through Belgium, from West to East, between August 17th and September 17th 2012.
A comprehensive mid-career retrospective of Acconci's work
The first extensive survey of walking in contemporary art. This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
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.
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).
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).
The book contextualises, documents and analyses Lone Twin’s work. It explores their interest in live performance, journeys, places, language, narrative and image, and includes original interviews, essays, performance texts and photographs.
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
Charts three projects by performers who generate autobiographical writing by walking through inspirational landscapes.
This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964).
This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249)
This item is part of the Study Room Guide to Remoteness (P2600).
This documentation has since been presented with the permission of the artist as part of the Performance Matters, Performing Idea, Performance Lecture Archive; an interactive video archive housed at the Whitechapel Gallery between 2-9 October 2010. The archive looked at examples of the performance lecture as a form of artistic and critical expression and its potential to address a broad range of cultural issues and philosophical ideas. This item is referenced in the Making Routes Study Room Guide (P1964) and the Study Room Guide On shit, piss, blood, sweat and tears by Lois Keidan (P2195)
Performance Matters, Trashing Performance Talks
three accounts by three artists of one project – a series of performances and walks in Southend-on-Sea (AKA Southend-on- River) that took place in September 2009.
…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).
A walk through the streets of Chelsea. Part of Sacred Season at the Chelsea Theatre, 28 April – 10 May 2008 (For full programme see REF. P1132).Video documentation, part 2 of 2. For 1 see REF. D1063.