Project Archives: walk

louphole

This gallery contains 12 photos.

Off Site Project for Oriel Davies, Newtown Powys, Wales. 4 March 2010 “During the winter of 2005 I spent 3 weeks in Northern Quebec on the Rouge Matawan hunting reserve in the Laurentian hills as part of an artists’ residency exchange with Wales based group ointment and Boreal Art Natur Quebec. An enduring memory of […]

2mph

    Over 23 days in September 2002 i walk from home in Abercych along the old cattle drover’s roads to Smithfield market in London. Accompanied by fellow artist Peter Bodenham and his Jack Russell terrier, Gertie we push a stuffed goose in a hand cart we walk over 300 miles along paths, tracks and […]

walks to illuminate

A project developed in residence at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 2005-2006. From walking the park at night Whitehead has developed small wearable light sculpture and shelters that illuminate the walker in the dark, whilst navigating the Park. At YSP Simon realised these sculptural pieces by inviting couples: lovers, friends, parents and children, neighbours and strangers […]

cysgod

CYSGOD…shade, shelter , shadow an audio work. 2nd in a triptych of walking works led by a horse. ‘at dawn we followed a white horse from the field along lanes and into the city, she wore microphones in her ears.’ From the Eisteddfod field to a secret shelter the walker is led by the sound […]

stalks

This gallery contains 7 photos.

research: Stalks began in nov 2000 when Whitehead followed feral and domestic animals across the city of Barcelona, notating their routes. performance: First shown at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, May 2001. CD ROM version produced September 2001. Second live showing at Chapter Arts Centre, November 2001 In spring 2001 Whitehead approached and followed 4 men […]

homings

g39, Cardiff April 11-14 programme: ‘homings incorporates three diverse, but intersecting process strands and geographies; part meditation on the desire to roam and the equal longing to return home, this work combines sound, video and gathered materials as place,memory and presence with the paradox nature of perception through movement. Seeking a home in the indeterminate, […]