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Retreating: Thinking, Making, Being

Over the past few years I have undertaken numerous creative residential retreats. This prompted me to think about the benefits of these processes for artists, writers, thinkers and performance makers. All images are the author's own from the Performing Wild Geographies event at the Knepp Estate in October 2017.Retreating: Thinking, Making, BeingThe word retreat implicitly has the promise of a “treat” within it, referring to the notion of a treat as "anything that affords pleasure." Treat comes…See More
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Filipa F. Soares posted a blog post

Performing Wild Geographies: An ethnographic report

The event: Performing Wild Geographies, a two-day creative workshop, took place at Knepp Castle Estate, West Sussex (2nd-4th October 2017). Focused on collaborative performance-making strategies between artists and academics from disparate disciplines, the event aimed to be a cross-disciplinary experiment around wild(er)ness and rewilding, drawing in particular on the Knepp’s Wildland Project case, in the southern block of the estate.The event was led by Jamie Lorimer (Geography, University of…See More
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A Creative Document of Performing Wild Geographies, 2nd - 4th October 2017, Knepp Estate

IntroductionPerforming Wild Geographies brought together artists and academics working in the fields of rewilding, human geography, paleoecology, conservation, performance studies, theatre, visual arts and journalism, in order to explore the potential for transdisciplinary collaboration in rewilding. The two day research event took place at a pioneering rewilding project: Knepp Estate in West Sussex. It involved presentations and workshops from leading academics in rewilding and leading…See More
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London Drift at Meet at 11 Bedford Square, London for an afternoon's walking

March 15, 2018 from 1pm to 6pm
A creative walking workshop in Central London, exploring the sites of astonishing fossil discoveries: from extinct elephants and hippos in Trafalgar Square, to reindeer and bison in South Kensington. We will playfully uncover the vestiges of former Thames terrace deposits, laid down during successive cycles of warm and cold climate, which can still be detected beneath two millennia of urbanization, together with the stone tools of London’s Palaeolithic occupants, the last people to see these…See More
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Under the Surface of Knepp

Under the Surface of Knepp(This was written as a response to the Performing Wild Geographies event which took place at Knepp Estate on the 2-4th October 2017).An arch of ghostly manta raysEntrance to a wild placePetrified and stackedBleached brown coral reefSignalling death and endPalimpsestsof lasts Although the…See More
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London Drift at Meet at 11 Bedford Square, London for an afternoon's walking

March 15, 2018 from 1pm to 6pm
A creative walking workshop in Central London, exploring the sites of astonishing fossil discoveries: from extinct elephants and hippos in Trafalgar Square, to reindeer and bison in South Kensington. We will playfully uncover the vestiges of former Thames terrace deposits, laid down during successive cycles of warm and cold climate, which can still be detected beneath two millennia of urbanization, together with the stone tools of London’s Palaeolithic occupants, the last people to see these…See More
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"Hello all ! Thanks Helen for the great photos and thanks to David for posting. So beautiful to see everyone and bring back the delight of being with you all for those (two) days. --Karen"
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Retreating: Thinking, Making, Being

Posted by Laura Bissell on January 25, 2018 at 9:00 0 Comments

Over the past few years I have undertaken numerous creative residential retreats. This prompted me to think about the benefits of these processes for artists, writers, thinkers and performance makers. All images are the author's own from the Performing Wild Geographies event at the Knepp Estate in October 2017.

Retreating: Thinking, Making, Being

The word retreat implicitly has the promise of a “treat” within it, referring to the…

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Performing Wild Geographies: An ethnographic report

Posted by Filipa F. Soares on January 15, 2018 at 17:02 0 Comments

The event:

Performing Wild Geographies, a two-day creative workshop, took place at Knepp Castle Estate, West Sussex (2nd-4th October 2017). Focused on collaborative performance-making strategies between artists and academics from disparate disciplines, the event aimed to be a cross-disciplinary experiment around wild(er)ness and rewilding, drawing in particular on the Knepp’s Wildland Project case, in the southern block of the estate.

The event was led…

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A Creative Document of Performing Wild Geographies, 2nd - 4th October 2017, Knepp Estate

Posted by Sarah Hopfinger on January 15, 2018 at 15:37 0 Comments

Introduction

Performing Wild Geographies brought together artists and academics working in the fields of rewilding, human geography, paleoecology, conservation, performance studies, theatre, visual arts and journalism, in order to explore the potential for transdisciplinary collaboration in rewilding. The two day research event took place at a pioneering rewilding project: Knepp Estate in West…

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Under the Surface of Knepp

Posted by Laura Bissell on December 12, 2017 at 9:00 0 Comments

Under the Surface of Knepp

(This was written as a response to the Performing Wild Geographies event which took place at Knepp Estate on the 2-4th October 2017).

An arch of ghostly manta rays

Entrance to a wild place

Petrified and stacked

Bleached brown coral reef

Signalling death and end

Palimpsests

of lasts

 …

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Book Chapter

Started by David Overend Jun 2, 2016. 0 Replies

A new book about Deep Mapping includes an article written by Laura Bissell and David Overend, ‘Regular Routes: Deep Mapping a Performative Counterpractice for the Daily Commute’. Download the PDF…Continue

New articles

Started by David Overend Oct 27, 2015. 0 Replies

Two new Making Routes articles recently:Bissell, L. and Overend, D. (2015) Regular Routes: Deep Mapping a Performative Counterpractice…Continue

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Started by David Overend Dec 17, 2014. 0 Replies

Two new Making Routes articles published this month...…Continue

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Started by David Overend Dec 13, 2013. 0 Replies

My new article, 'World Wide Wandering: e-drifting in Paris and London', is published in the first issue of Scottish Journal of Performance this week: …Continue

 
 
 

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