pigeon steps (2019)

with Gabrielle Hoad
 
live participatory action
pigeon steps
Photos: Gabrielle Hoad ©

walk heel to toe, alert to the peripheral
gravitate with others to potential gifters
continue to inhabit a state of expectancy

A participatory provocation, with props, to investigate the walking movements of feral pigeons. First presented at Walking’s New Movements, University of Plymouth 1-3 November. Accompanied by an eight-page A7 publication.

The project is also included in Walking Bodies: Papers, Provocations, Actions from Walking's New Movements edited by Helen Billinghurst, Claire Hind & Phil Smith, Triarchy Press (2020)