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Honouring Esther Bristol presentation Thursday 25 January

Thursday 25 January City Hall Bristol. 7.30-9.00 pm Presentation on the Forced Walks project: Honouring Esther. Short films and sounds from the walks in Somerset and Germany retracing the route of a Nazi Death march. Survivor testimony and contemporary resonance. … 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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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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Extinct orchids

Last day in Germany we returned to the garden centre on the edge of the slave labour camp, Waldeslust. Somehow seemed appropriate to make the full circle and to buy an orchid grown on the site. It was as if … 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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Local research for the walk in Germany. Thoughts on blood and fear

Winter closes in on refugees crossing Europe, tragic events in Paris and under reported terror attacks elsewhere force us to think about the world we live in and the world we want to live in. In making this walk and … Continue reading

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