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Sweet Waters: spoken word response, An Awful Arrow

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posted on 2020-06-16, 16:49 authored by Richard S. White
An interaction with the Sweet Waters social media trails: Running time: 6.16
Screen capture and spoken word.

Sweet Waters: sense-ing legacies of slave-ownership in Bath and along the River Avon (2016-17)

An eight-day cycle of walks and creative dialogues, walking-with cycles of water, life and trade. Presented as part of the Festival of Nature and Bath Festival Fringe 2017, Sweet Waters sought to reveal reluctant heritage in the UNESCO designated World Heritage Site of Bath (UK) through attending to the legacies of slave-ownership in a city and region where those legacies have been obscured and disregarded. The cycle concluded with an installation, Sweet Waters: Soundings.

Maps screen-captured in this video include mapped routes from the Social Hiking website, used here with attribution: /