key concepts

walking as an art practice

by Vincenzo Fiore Marrese, key concepts

key concept

Walking as practice is related historically to the lineage designed by Lory Waxman, which implies Surrealism, Situationism and Fluxus[1]. The issue is to build a practice around "an ordinary activity of our everyday life in the city (...) so natural and almost instinctively performed activity in urban environment, that it becomes unnoticed"[2].

Note

I relate this key concept to the themes To make landfall and I (don't) know the spell.

© VFMarrese, “I (don't) know the spell”, première, Performance November - Kyiv International performance art days, curated by Tetiana Kornieieva, studio 312, filmed in Kattegat and Berlin city, Berlin, digital commission, AKT, Art-Zavod Platforma, Kyiv, Ukraine, frame by Vincenzo Fiore Marrese

Bibliography

  1. Matos F. 2005, Walking & Rhythmicity: sensing urban space, paper presented at Walk21-VI “Everyday Walking Culture”, The 6th International Conference on Walking in the 21st Century, September 22-23 2005, Zurich, Switzerland
  2. Waxman L. 2017, Keep Walking Intently. The Ambulatory Art of the Surrealists, the Situationist International, and Fluxus, Sternberg Press

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