Category Archives: Curator

Interviews with curators and festival organisers

Deirdre Heddon talking walking

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Photo credit: Luke Allan

In this episode, we hear from Deirdre Heddon who teaches theatre studies at the University of Glasgow, and who has a particular research interest in making the work of women walking artists more visible. The interview was recorded en route during a break in ‘The Walking Library’, a performance piece conceived by Dee and Misha Myers for the Sideways 2012 Walking and Art Festival. With the help of a troupe of volunteer walking librarians the Library of more than 90 books, was walked 375km across Belgium. In the interview we also discuss how Dee celebrated her 40th birthday by undertaking 40 walks with family, friends and colleagues. 18’54” 8.9MB

Download notes of items mentioned in the interview with Dee_Heddon

Listen to Dee Heddon’s 5 year walking forecast

Martin Kohler talking walking


Martin Kohler, a professor in urban planning at Hafen City University in Hamburg talks about the Harbour Safari – part guided walk, part exploration of a lost quarter of the city, part art intervention. This interview was recorded over the Internet in December 2008. 17’45” 8.4MB

Download notes of items mentioned in this episode: Martin Kohler

Ernie Kroeger talking walking


Walking Backwards

ErnieKroegerErnie Kroeger devised and led the Walking and Art visual arts residency held at the Banff Centre of Arts in the Canadian Rockies that took place in September and October 2007. One year on, in this interview, we hear Ernie’s reflections on the residency and how it has influenced his own art practice. 15′ 58″ 7.5MB

Download notes of items mentioned in this episode: Ernie Kroeger