Going for a Walk: A Verbatim Audio Walk

Heddon, D. (2014) Going for a Walk: A Verbatim Audio Walk. [Audio]

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Publisher's URL: http://walkinginterconnections.com/audio-play-going-for-a-walk/

Abstract

Walking Interconnections responds to the fact that environmentalist discourses seem too readily and without awareness to place the unmarked, able body at their centre. And yet, in terms of daily practices of resilience, disabled people have experiences that are useful to our planning for more sustainable futures. We were keen to discover what those wisdoms are.

Working with co-researchers drawn from the disabled and sustainability communities, we invited each participant to take a partner on a walk of their choice. The conversations they held whilst walking were recorded. This audio material – more than 25 hours in total – was then transcribed and edited into a play by Dee Heddon. The script, Going for a Walk, read by co-researchers and professional performers, has been recorded to create a 30 minute audio-play.

We invite you to listen to this audio play. We encourage you to download the audio track onto your mobile technology and to take it out for a walk. We invite you to go for a walk with us.

Item Type:Audio
Keywords:Walking Sustainability Disability Audio Walk
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Heddon, Professor Deirdre
Authors: Heddon, D.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Copyright Holders:Deirdre Heddon

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
619191Walking interconnections: Performing conversations of sustainabilityDeirdre HeddonArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/K004093/1CCA - THEATRE FILM AND TV STUDIES