Title

Moments of (aha!) walking and encounter: fluid intersections with place

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Burke, G, Lasczik Cutcher, A, Peterken, C & Potts, M 2017, 'Moments of (aha!) walking and encounter: fluid intersections with place', International Journal of Education Through Art, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 111-122.

Published version available from:

https://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.13.1.111_7

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

In contemporary art, research and art education, the concepts of walking and mapping in singular and collaborative encounters with place are established as a generative learning, creative and research event. In this iteration of walking and encounter, four arts academics sought to extend and engage the practice of itinerant drift, collaboratively and discretely, mapping manifestations and then responding with an artful riposte in relation to educational practice. Using the provocation of playfulness, the methodology was inspired by the concept of the dérive and stimulated by Dada, Surrealist and Fluxus legacies. This visual essay portrays the assemblage of walking and encounter at the Peninsula campus site at Monash University through visual poetics, which aims to arouse continuing dialogue around place, learning, encounter, chance and disruption.