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January 2018 Blog Posts (3)

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, Being

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

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Added by Laura Bissell on January 25, 2018 at 9:00 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Filipa F. Soares on January 15, 2018 at 17:02 — No Comments

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

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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Added by Sarah Hopfinger on January 15, 2018 at 15:37 — No Comments

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