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Maps and tanks…more layers

Walking into the Commons building at Bath Spa University I was stunned to see the map still showing in satellite view on the MediaWall. It was showing the last day of the walk, live as we had left it. My … Continue reading

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Walk Day 2: Winsen to Belsen

thoughts and comments from Richard White: Indifference is granular, as we walk deeper into all this, into ourselves, history and the terrain we find fewer explanations and more to make sense of. The heroic carpenter of Winsen who hid the … 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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Honouring Esther. Making connections … thoughts

The walk in Germany will remind us that a refugee’s journey continues until they find safety and a welcome and a sense of belonging. For many it is a life long search. In the end we are all migrants and … 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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Social Media Trail Day 1

Here is the day 1 walk as seen from Richard White’s phone and tablet and from his Flicks account, so this pics are not always taken by him Via Viewranger:  http://my.viewranger.com/track/widget/1582249?locale=en&m=miles and via Social Hiking this hooks up with a … Continue reading

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Briefing for supporters in Bath, 25 March

The project was launched in Bath at a briefing for artist associates at the 44AD Gallery in Bath.  We return to update supporters and brief walkers on Wednesday March 25 at 6.30. Join us on Wednesday March 25 at 6.30 … Continue reading

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