Blake Morris, Ph.D

Walking Artist


The point is not to simply think, talk, read or write about walking, but rather to go on a walk. Skip the biography and walk straight out the door. Look below for walking exercises and instructions on how to create a memory palace. Better to be out walking.

Featured Walking Exercises

· Google Walk
· Slow Lunch
· 100 Helium Balloons


Information

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CONTACT 
blake@walkexchange.org
bmorris@uel.ac.uk

2014

This is not a Slog


Oval, London. As it is, was, and reimagined.

This is not a Slog
consisted of three walking installations. Free and open to the public, the walks were designed to be experienced alone or with companions. Designed for the Joan Littlewood Centenary Fun Palace, at Ovalhouse Theatre, and installed in the Ovalhouse Café, 4 October - 4 November.

Lead Artist: Blake Morris
Writer: Nessah Muthy
Design: Cécile Trémolières
Creative Producer: Carissa Hope Lynch

Through workshops and public sharings the team developed three self-guided walks, unified by stories of mystery, mutiny, music and memory:

Near the cricket stadium, 70-year-old Derek has recently passed. His files remain, bursting with his secrets, obsessions and songs.

Workhouse girl N.S has nothing, not even a name…she combs the grounds of St Mark's church for flotsam and jetsam to build a nest.

Bonnington Square enmeshes an invisible future where memory is externalised. Here, memorial mutineer Saskia recovers her capacity to remember.


This series of walks was made possible with support from Ovalhouse and the Arts Council England.

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