AboutAmbulation is an exhibition, series of events, films
and new commissions by artists and architects who
use walking as an artistic practice. Investigate your
everyday through the act of walking and explore
the historical contexts of the city and its symbols.
Live Performance and workshop by Tim Brennan
Wand Performance: Fri 3 Sept, 7pm
Walkshop: Sat 18 Sept, 11am 4pm
Come to a 20 minute live performance by Tim
Brennan, which takes the walking stick as a
sculptural emblem. If you would like to join in then
purchase your own walking stick from the artist
and document the use of it in a Walkshop.
Guided Walk by Phil Smith
Things-Meanings Walk: Weds 8 Sept, 6.30pm
Meeting outside the Brittania Inn, Plymouth
Phil Smith guides a walk testing out âThings-
Meanings'. The objects from the exhibition,
made by designer Polly Macpherson, will be
discussed during the walk.
Guided walk by Simon Persighetti
and Tony Whitehead
Saturday 11 September, 12pm and 2pm
Come on a guided walk by Simon Persighetti and
Tony Whitehead, which leads you through the city
of Plymouth via its musical history. Using found and
archive forms these sonic drifters invite you to
experience the tracks of the 50s, 60s, and 70s
down the grooves and backstreets of the city.
14 August 10 October
Guided Walk With Jeremy Gould
For Heritage Open Days
See page 7 for details.
Salon South West
Reading group discussion: Weds 29 Sept, 6pm
Salon South West hosts an evening looking into
the themes and ideas that surround Ambulation.
Salon South West aims to provide a supportive
environment in which visual artists can explore their
critical understanding of visual arts practice. View
the text at: http://salonsouthwest.wordpress.com
Discussion with Paula Orrell and Mark James
The Itinerant Talk
Tuesday 14 September, 6:30pm
In this talk Paula Orrell, Curator at Plymouth Arts
Centre, and Mark James, Keeper of the Itinerant
Toolkit, discuss curatorial practice and give an
examination of Ambulation.
Guided Walk by Bridgette Ashton
Pedestrian Plymouth: Thurs 30 Sept, 6pm
Bridgette Ashton leads a guided walk explaining
some of the ideas, themes, and sights that are
included in her map Pedestrian Plymouth: A Guide
to Aimless Wandering.
Advanced booking essential. For full details on
these events visit www.plymouthartscentre.org.
Ambulation has been curated by Mark A James as
part of the Plymouth Visual Arts Consortium