Spike Island

Mary Paterson and Genevieve MaxwellA Walk of View (she began to dissolve)


Saturday 2 September 2017, 12–1pm Saturday 2 September 2017, 3–4pm


Free, booking essential

Each walk will leave Spike Island reception promptly at 12pm and 3pm.

Please contact admin@spikeisland.org.uk if you have any specific access requirements for this event.

Suitable for 14 years+. This event involves walking for up to 30 mins. Please let us know of access requirements in advance.

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Join writer Mary Paterson and choreographer and anthropologist Genevieve Maxwell on a guided, performative walk starting at Spike Island and roaming the streets beyond. Drawing on historical and contemporary narratives about walking, movement and visibility in the city, these walks explore different perspectives in and of Bristol.

Genevieve Maxwell

Genevieve Maxwell is a choreographer and transdisciplinary performance practitioner whose work is rooted in anthropology and somatics. In addition to her solo practice she has a longstanding collaboration with artist duo Lundahl & Seitl and is a member of performance collective No Feedback. 

Mary Paterson

Mary Paterson is an art writer who works between critical writing, poetry and live art.  It Moves a text on art writing, will soon be published as a chapter of The Creative Critic (Routledge, forthcoming 2017); she reviews for the feminist website The F-Word and recently guest-edited a special issue of the academic journal Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, on Showing and Writing (Taylor and Francis, 2016), which involved working closely with artists and academics from across visual arts and performance.