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Steps towards the future of walking arts
Thursday 16th April 9.00-21.00, Falmouth University

An international symposium of manifestos, interventions and future visions of the diverse aesthetic forms, sensibilities, regional particularities and politics of walking art practices.

9.00-9.30 Outside Green Seminar (Level 2)

Arrival & Registration with tea and coffee

9.30-9.45 Welcome in Exchange Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

9.45-12.00 Regional particularities in walking (art) in Exchange Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

12.00-12.45 Lunch in Green Seminar (Level 2)

  • Perplexpedition walk with Ludicrous Pilgrim (Meet outside Green Seminar at 12.15)
  • Exhibition of printed materials and walking artefacts (Compass Foyer - Level 0)
  • Sound and video work by Matt Hopwood, Chris Wright, Ivan Magrin-Chagnolleau and Media Arts Walking Group
  • Walking Group (Green Seminar and Compass Foyer)

12.45-14.15 New practices, platforms, technologies and cultural sensibilities promoting walking (art) in Exchange Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

14.15-14.30 Tea & Coffee in Green Seminar (Level 2)

14.30-16.15 The politics of walking (art) in Exchange Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

16.15-16.30 Tea & Coffee in Green Seminar (Level 2)

16.30-17.30 Walking research, research walking in Exchange Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

17.30-18.00 Walking Film screening in partnership with Cornwall Film Festival in Exchange Lecture Theatre (Level 1)

  • Of the Parish - Liminal

18.00-19.00 Guided walk

19.00 Dinner

Salvador Thali Cafe (vegan and vegetarian, £3.50 - cash only – cash machine nearby) Temperance Hall, Lower Market Street, Penryn

19.00-late Public exhibition

  • Walking Home (Again) - Bram Thomas Arnold
  • Fish Factory Art Space, Falmouth Wharves, North Parade TR112TF - Pay-bar available (cashonly)

Conference Team: Misha Myers, Frances Crow, Simon Persighetti, Lucy Frears, Gemma Garwood, Bram Arnold (Falmouth University) and Clare Qualmann (University of East London, Walking Artists Network)

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