(Dis)enchanted Walking - Honouring Esther: Live Phase. A selection of materials and documentation from the live walking phase of the project in Somerset, England and Lower Saxony Germany, including social media generation.
Two public walking arts projects, Honouring Esther and Sweet Waters, developing a critical walking arts and media practice bringing past injustices into present consciousness generating contemporary social justice resonances.The live work offers an iteration of walking-with (Sundberg 2014) as a non-confrontational approach attending to obscured and reluctant heritage (Tomory 1997).
This item contains documentation of the following:
Honouring Esther 2015-17
Aim: to develop a critical participatory walking arts and media practice bringing past injustices into present consciousness generating contemporary social justice resonances.
In this item: A selection of briefings and promotional material and images documenting
the live phase of the walking arts project 'Honouring Esther' in
Germany and in England. Sample of testimony used on the walk. Images from the live relay of the progress of the walk in Germany and related social media trail to Bath Spa University mediawall (Feb 2016). Further images show route development including
the 'entwined' routes created through the transposition of the Death
March route from Germany to Somerset and the establishment of 10
stopping places at the point of intersection.
Project website: https://forcedwalks.wordpress.com/
Aggregated Social media trails via Social Hiking: