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the hayle manifesto

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6.48 I am for an art that is, initially, perambulatory, But I am also for sitting down, for an art that follows with a pen, in a hand, whose newly noticed existence, has… Continue reading

Bibi Calderaro: Passing Thoughts

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Alison Lloyd: A Walk within a walk on Hayle Beach

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On the last day of the Footwork Research group’s meeting Phil Smith devised for us a three mile walk along the coast to Godrevy Bay and café. Walking North and Walking South This… Continue reading

The Stains of Heartlands

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Claire Hind: Barotrauma

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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

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

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