Category Archives: Performance

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings paper published

Map Orkney Month: Imagining archaeological mappings has just been published in a new open access online journal Livingmaps Review (Vol. 1, No. 1). This is based on my contribution to the Public Archaeology 2015 project, in which 6 archaeologists and … Continue reading

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Walking (in)visible lines: archaeologies in between – published in Flettverk #2 SCENE

We are pleased to have our article ‘Walking (in)visible lines: archaeologies in between’ published last month in a Norwegian art magazine FLETTVERK (translates as ‘product created by braiding or interlacing of different parts’). The theme for issue #2 is SCENE;  … Continue reading

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Circular walks: some recent experimental GPS tracks

Peedie Sea, Model Boating Lake, Kirkwall, Orkney (14/11/14). Circular walks using two GPS receivers. The Peedie Sea (or Peerie Sea, meaning small sea) symbolises the growth of Kirkwall; from a merchant shipping town where the inlet serviced numerous piers and … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Ness of Brodgar

Most of my summer was spent walking around and within the Neolithic houses at the Ness of Brodgar. I carried a GPS everyday for the full 6 week season to map my movements and engagements with the buildings. The walls … Continue reading

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Orkney Folk Festival

Stromness has been filled with musicians, instruments, sessions, gigs and ale for the weekend at the Orkney Folk Festival. There are five main venues throughout the town, mostly centred on ‘the street’, with the bars full and the vibe relaxed and … Continue reading

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Collaborative drawings

I have been experimenting with the GPS data collected during PGN14. Drawings shown in previous posts have involved collaborations of GPS tracks by combining individual journeys as layers into a GIS and displaying the data by day or person. Collaborations … Continue reading

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Papay Listskjul maps

Here are a selection of tracks made by artists, architect and archaeologists. The tracks were made over several days at PGN14 and show how different participants inhabited the space at Papay Listskjul (festival HQ, studios and workshop). In this case, different colours … Continue reading

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