Art Tour

Palindromic Sequence: A live Map of the Thames Shore

4 Oct 2015

Event times

2pm to 4pm

Bermondsey Station London Underground Ltd.

London, United Kingdom


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This year for Art Licks Weekend, join AltMFA for their third annual psycho-geographical adventure.


Collect your map from Bermondsey Station between 2-4pm to find durational performances, actions and site specific pieces along the Thames foreshore at low tide. Narratives, objects and actions will arise from mud, concrete and cul-de-sacs.

Starting Point: 2pm – 4pm Collect a Map from Bermondsey Tube Station, 142-154 Jamaica Road,

London SE16 4RX
End Point: 4pm The Mayflower Pub, 117 Rotherhithe St, London SE16 4NF

“Texts appear beneath your feet. Grid reference TQ335795. A seeping procession of walkers huddle on the foreshore, their fortunes being read by a transatlantic Mud-lark. Peering through binoculars, you witness a tiny figure on the other side of the Thames. It is waving a giant knife and fork. [Behind you: Drone sound of robotic lingerie graze on someone’s front lawn]. A foreshore-footed figure ushers the pilgrims into a garage behind the estates, where voices echo through wheelie bins. It’s not over until the invisible man returns” – Notes on last year’s walk.

Louise Ashcroft, Neela Basu, Paula Bourke-Girgis, Sadie Edginton, Alex Chalmers, Gillian Duffy, Asher Herr, Fritha Jenkins, Eldi Dundee,  Benjamin Newell, Amy Leung, Rebecca Olajide, Maru Rojas, Shinji Toya and Marion Tu.


Louise Ashcroft

Sadie Edginton

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