Out of Step and Introspective

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The Centre of Alternative Technology (CAT) had been a desired location for decades. Not only was it in Wales, a place I’d only visited once as a child and wanted more of, I… Continue reading

Blake Morris: Memory, Proposal, Exchange

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Walking is a memory practice. There is no way to remember, nor record, every aspect of the walk. I took no pictures, and few notes, which I have since misplaced. I retain only… Continue reading

Karen McCoy: Listening Trumpet

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Folding Paper Listening Trumpet  When I was in grammar school I remember an entire year during which we focused on listening in all our classes– that experience marked me and resurfaces in this work. The focus… Continue reading

Alison Lloyd: Foot Work

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FOOT WORK We walking to a rhythm from the station to CAT (Centre for Alternative Technology) The power of visualization during the devising of a ‘memory palace’.  Sitting at one end of a… Continue reading

Rolling Hills

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We meet. Do we meet? We’re not quite sure. We’re not sure where our walks cross, we haven’t yet met. We meet by default, both pausing when we’re not quite sure. Standing on… Continue reading

Phil Smith: Epic Walking

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In the paper circulated before the gathering at CAT, Simon Pope argues (partly by unearthing a grudging blessing from Long Long Ago) for the reconfiguring of art walking as relational rather than epic… Continue reading

Kris Darby: Should I Stay?

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Clare Qualmann: I almost forgot

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to let go of the logistics and be present in the meeting…… 1. As the train entered Wales the weather gradually got better and better until a perfect blue sky was achieved. Around… Continue reading

Phil Smith: The Quarry and the Reservoir

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The Quarry and the Reservoir The quarry  We were pausing, on a ledge above a drop that we’d wanted unsustainably to explore. I’d been there and backed off in the morning, but told… Continue reading

Footwork at CAT: photo gallery

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