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follow the water

Follow the Water
Follow the water 2018 fieldwork/performance/book art both/and
Artwork, image and photography © Perdita Phillips fieldwork
in collaboration with drains and walkers

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dimensions variable
walking, listening, cyanotypes, eventual book
Project: Follow the water 2018 Albany, Western Australia

 

You are invited to the Follow the water performative walking project

 

Walk with me for an hour tracing the path of water through urban and peri-urban Albany as it threads its way over, under and through human infrastructure. Find out about where water travels and why it is important to know this.

 

When: At a time convenient to you between 1-5 December or 10-16 December
Where: At an Albany drain near you!
How long: About an hour
What to expect: walking at an easy pace along paths or bush tracks that follow the many drains and ditches around Albany — imagining the path of water, listening to the world around you, talking watery thoughts and exposing a cyanotype print at the end of the walk based on your experience. You are welcome to bring your camera
See more info here https://www.facebook.com/events/1961542787479434/ or use doodle to nominate your time https://doodle.com/poll/w4dfg6mp6sukc89v

Contact perdy@perditaphillips.com to work out a time and place.

There will also be an open workshop session for those interested in experimenting with cyanotypes on Sunday 16 December 1-4pm
See https://www.facebook.com/events/2173082509410567/ for more info and to book your place.

Perdita Phillips Artist in Residence at Vancouver Arts Centre 27 November to 20 December 2018
Follow the water is part of an ongoing series examining the importance of water as an active ecological agent and a metaphor of transformation in imagining environmental futures.