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Performing Wild Geographies workshop at Meet at the Arboretum beside Car Park 16 at the Katharine Worth Building (over the footbridge by the Piggery Gate Entrance, north of the A30) and prepare to spend some of the day outside.

November 30, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Embracing disparate disciplinary perspectives and methods, this workshop sets out to explore how scientists, geographers and artists might work together. Part of an ongoing research project by Dr. David Overend (Drama, Theatre & Dance) and Prof. Danielle Schreve (Geography), Performing Wild Geographies imagines repopulating the British countryside with past inhabitants; animals that have not lived here for several thousand years.The workshop, focussed on collaborative performance-making…See More
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Helen Billinghurst's sketches and maps

Posted by David Overend on October 11, 2017 at 19:30 0 Comments

Some images and maps by Helen Billinghurst, from a creative retreat at Knepp Castle Estate, West Sussex…


Performing Wild Geographies

Posted by David Overend on October 10, 2017 at 23:16 1 Comment


A selection of images from a two-day creative workshop that took place at Knepp Castle Estate in West Sussex in October 2017. The Estate is home to Knepp Wildland Project, a large-scale conservation initiative established in 2002 by the landowners, Sir Charles Burrell and Isabella Tree. Adopting a…


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…


The Sea, The Sea, The Sea

Posted by Laura Bissell on July 27, 2016 at 7:00 0 Comments

At the end of 2015 I interviewed residents of Dunoon and the surrounding areas asking them questions about their experiences of living by the sea, what “the sea” means to them and what part it plays in their life to create a short video called The Sea, The Sea, The Sea. The video includes contributions from pupils of Toward Primary School (which is situated right on the water, looking out to Bute), students at Dunoon Grammar School, a sea captain, a naval engineer, an artist, a…



Book Chapter

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

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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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