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Cut Flowers

Cut Flowers at the Beaumont Gallery, Mere currently features work from the Forced Walks: Honouring Esther collection. Cut Flowers runs until Sunday April 23. In addition to work from Lorna’s practice exploring inherited trauma, the exhibition includes the Honouring Esther … Continue reading

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Esther Brunstein

Esther Brunstein, the Esther we honour in this project and series of walks, the Esther who has been our inspiration throughout, died earlier this week. The closing exhibition of the Honouring Esther project is deliberately timed around the Holocaust Memorial … Continue reading

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Work in progress and exhibition dates

Work in progress briefing to members of the Bristol Hannover Association. Open Meeting Thursday April 7 19.30 Rm C117 Commons Bath Spa University. Newton Park Campus A chance to meet the artists and review the walk in Germany, discuss resonances … Continue reading

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Walk Day 1 From Ovelgonne to Winsen

It begins again. At first its a history tour, a site visit then as the conversations begin and the elements take their toll, emotion and contemporary resonances start to manifest themselves. We hear of a phone call, only yesterday, an … Continue reading

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Belsen behind the barbed wire

Its about layers and what we tell ourselves and are told about each one. What happens when you dig through them and question through. Lorna took her first soil sample from the yard of a house built within the barbed … Continue reading

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Preparing the way

First days in Germany A teddy bear in a museum/gallery in Celle Synagogue reduces me to tears. A childhood under the shadow of the swastika. An empty room with a tin bath and a teddy. A child’s toy bears witness. … Continue reading

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The walk online

How to follow and join the walk.  live. without walking! if you have a twitter account log in… if not,no worries! go to Social Hiking  http://www.shareyouradventure.com/ Social Hiking will ask you to log in in via twitter so click the … Continue reading

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Exhibition in Bath

The exhibition of work from the Somerset walk is currently up and running in central Bath. In the first exhibition room we have curated a series of 10 panels using research and documentation from the walk. In the glass box … Continue reading

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Remembering the march to Belsen

The March from Waldeslust to Bergen-Belsen Esther remembers…. We were told that the camp would be disbanded. And we marched. I don’t know whether anyone knew, maybe some, but the destination was Bergen-Belsen. But I remember, during that march, and … Continue reading

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Honouring Esther …. draft for walking in April 2015

Esther’s Walk in UK first draft. On the basis of Esther Brunstein’s testimony and research to confirm locations Richard has plotted the route from the work camp near Hamburen to the death camp at Bergen Belsen. “Using scribble map I … Continue reading

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