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


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Blake Morris is a walking artist and researcher based in London. He is a founding member of the Walk Exchange, a crossdisciplinary walking group based in New York City. Along with Clare Qualmann (Walking Artists Network), he co-edits ‘Lines of Desire’ for critical cartography journal Living Maps Review. His work has been shown at Ovalhouse Theatre (London), Bogart Salon (New York City) and Superfront Gallery (Los Angeles, Detroit, NYC).

He currently works as a visiting lecturer in performing arts at the University of East London, where he completed his doctoral thesis, Walking Networks: The Development of an Artistic Medium (2017).