Tag Archives: Luelle Magdalon Lumiere

All paths lead to Gullfjellet

Last month we ventured across to Bergen, Norway, to stay with Tonje Birkeland and continue work on our on-going collaboration (and have a holiday!). Bergen is perfectly placed to experience cosmopolitan Norway in a city full of historic character, go hiking … Continue reading

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Site 71

During an archaeological survey of the north end of Papay in 2014, we recorded some initials carved on the cliff face, ‘LL’. We plotted the location of the carving, and recorded it as Site 71. But to think of it … Continue reading

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Collaborations with Luelle

EXPLORATIONS AT THE NORTH END In this collaboration we (Tonje Birkeland, Antonia Thomas and Dan Lee) have been exploring how archaeology and photography both use time to construct narratives, blurring the distinction between subject and object, past and present. LUELLE … Continue reading

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PAPAY GYRO NIGHTS 2014

Papay Gyro Nights 2014 starts today! We will blog some posts during the week about our archaeological residency. Keep up with everything at: http://www.papaygyronights.papawestray.org/PGN2014.html http://papaygyronights.wordpress.com/

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Papay walking drawings

Selection of GPS drawings from Papay Gyro Nights 2013: Map of Papay by walking Feb – Oct 2013 Papay Listskjul: events, workshops and bonfires Vestness sound installation, Signe Liden (construction, opening, deconstruction, revisit) Knap of Howar Bakketun and Norum, Stripes … Continue reading

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Archaeologists in Residence at Papay Gyro Nights: Experience, expectations and folklore-in-the-making.

Paper presented at Contemporary and Historical Archaeology in Theory (CHAT) Conference 2013, UCL London 09/11/13. Introduction Since February 2013, we have been archaeologists-in-residence at Papay Gyro Nights, an international contemporary arts festival held annually on the island of Papa Westray, … Continue reading

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