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The Elephant in the Hedge

Posted by David Overend on February 9, 2017 at 17:00 0 Comments

9 February 2017

I have been spending a lot of time on my own recently, taking a regular journey by air between my home in Glasgow and my workplace in Surrey. This hasn’t been entirely unpleasant. Suspended miles above the landscape, or responding…


"Reimagined Journeys" - Everyday Commuting Excursions

Posted by Laura Bissell on June 23, 2015 at 14:00 23 Comments


In 2013 David Overend (UWS) and I began a collaborative research project exploring our everyday journeys between…


Walking Gourock to Glasgow: Reimagining my Commute

Posted by Laura Bissell on April 9, 2014 at 22:30 0 Comments

Laura Bissell

(Be)Coming to Glasgow: Reimagining my commute

“One must start by leaving open spaces of experimentation, search, transition: becoming-nomads.” (Braidotti, 2011:164)

The idea of reimagining my commute initially seemed driven by the desire to propel myself from the starting point of my home in Innellan, Argyll,…


Theatre and the Nomadic Subject - A Mobile Train Conference 7-11th April Helsinki to Rovaniemi

Posted by Laura Bissell on April 9, 2014 at 15:58 0 Comments

Today David Overend and I presented a paper about our recent commuting project entitled

"Rhythmic Routes: Developing a nomadic performance practice for the daily commute". It has been a really exciting few days so far. Here is the programme for the event:

Monday 7 April – Helsinki

17.00- 20.00 Opening session at Lavaklubi (cellar bar of the Finnish National Theatre, Läntinen teatterikuja 1)

Tuesday 8 April – Train Helsinki –…



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

New articles

Started by David Overend Dec 17, 2014. 0 Replies

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

New article

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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