Selected references covering the subject of WALKING
Alÿs, F. (2004) Francis Alÿs: walking distance from the studio. Wolfsburg: Kunstmuseum.
Bernhard, T. (1971) Gehan, Frankfurt am Main. Novella about philosophy of walking.
Cracknell, L. (2014) Doubling Back. Glasgow: Freight Books.
de Corteau, M. (1988) Kunst des Handelns. Berlin.
Jamie, K. (2012) Sightlines. London: Sort of Books.
Ingold, T. (2007) Lines. Abingdon: Routledge.
Smith, K. (2016) The Wander Society. London: Particular Books.
Solnit, R. (2003) River of Shadows. London: Penguin.
Solnit, R. (2014) Wanderlust, a history of walking. London: Granta.
Sullivan, L. (2015) Walking Sculpture 1967-2015. Lincoln, MA: deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum.
Also: Charles Baudelaire, waltoer Benjamin, Franz Hessel, Siegfried Kracauer – philosophers of the Flâneur.
Somerset House. (2016) [Online] Available from: https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/walking-women [Accessed 21 October 2016].
On foraging ….Robert Phelps, biographer of Colette, said about watching…
‘Along with love and work, this is the third salvation. For whenever someone is seriously watching, a form of lost innocence is restored. It will not last, but during those minutes his self-consciousness is relieved.’ Phelps, R. ed. (1966) Earthly Paradise:an autobiography. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
‘…it is not possible to walk and think with the same intensity for a fairly long period of time… [one gives way to the other] … but we do have to walk in order to be able to think., said Oehler. [The protagonist in the novella]. Bernhard, T. (1971).
‘Seeing and walking, walking and thinking, thinking and acting – this is how one might describe the quintessential artistic practice that has been in twentieth century literature and art, closely linked with our modern-day experience of the city.’ p43. Alÿs (2004).