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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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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
Dec 12, 2017
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Kneppimagepoem

DeadcoralarchHomehearthtable…See More
Oct 27, 2017
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Retreating: Thinking, Making, Being

Posted 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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Under the Surface of Knepp

Posted 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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Kneppimagepoem

Posted on October 27, 2017 at 17:00 0 Comments

Deadcoralarch

Homehearthtable…

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The Sea, The Sea, The Sea

Posted 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…

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At 13:17 on April 22, 2013, Sarah O'Brien said…

Nice to meet you in York the other week! Thanks you for telling me about this site.

Best wishes

 

Sarah

(Teesside University)

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