Edge

With the intention of creating an event that is a collective forage inspired by collective rosehip harvesting in the second world war I devised the Performance Walk 'Edge' to take place at the Easton Arts Trail in Bristol, UK.

In the process of devising the walk I walked and recorded conversations with local residents who had volunteered to tell me about their experiences and knowledges of the the Railway Path. What the residents told me formed the basis for the performance walk.

At the event assisted by long-time collaborator Natasha Machin, we guided audience/walkers/foragers along the railway path, at points stopping to collect elderflowers and to invite them to make observations. As the walk progressed I stopped to talk about and pass on the knowledges that had been shared with me as well as perform new text that I had written inspired by observation of the life of the path.