New York goes to Montreal

Brooklyn-based art collective Elastic City┬ámakes “its audience active participants in an ongoing poetic exchange with the places we live in and visit.” How? By commissioning artists to create their own walks. As the group’s website explains, “These walks are participatory and may rely on sensory-based techniques, the creation of new folk rituals and/or other artist-derived…

Where the wind takes you

An inspiring exhibition, Walk On: 40 Years of Art Walking, from Richard Long to Janet Cardiff, has come to a close at the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art in Sunderland, England. The above contraption, which literally let the wearer follow the wind, was part of it. Work by internationally acclaimed artists such as Hamish Fulton…