Category Archives: walking

Will Eisner and Francis Alys

I have, here, undertaken a series of vignettes built around nine elements which, taken together, are my portrayal of a big city…any city. Seen from afar, major cities are an accumulation of big buildings, big population and big acreage. For me it … Continue reading

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Momo and Francis Alys

Above is a video by a graffiti artist named Momo about writing a  tag the width of  Manhattan by dripping paint from a can attached to the back of his bike. The tag was done in2006 but went unnoticed for … Continue reading

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William Eggleston Videos

A trailer for William Eggleston in the Real World, a documentary about the photographer. Winston Eggleston on his father’s work.

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Francis Alys Videos Online

Francis Alys has made many of his videos available online through his website. Most of the videos have been made public domain through creative commons licensing and can be downloaded while a small number are only available to be watched … Continue reading

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Katie Holten’s Tree Museum

There’s an article in today’s Irish Times about Katie Holten’s Tree Museum and her upcoming show at the Hugh Lane as a part of the Golden Bough series. The Tree Museum was a public artwork that examined people’s relationships to … Continue reading

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Pathways of Desire

“This past winter, the snow stayed so long we almost forgot what the ground looked like. In Detroit, there is little money for plowing; after a big storm, the streets and sidewalks disappear for days. Soon new pathways emerge, side … Continue reading

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Francis Alÿs – Zapatos Magnéticos (1994)

This and three more videos on Francis Alys’ Youtube Channel

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Francis Alys – Railings video

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Spirals Drawn by Walking with GPS

  Taken from the GPS drawing website http://www.gpsdrawing.com/gallery/land/six-spirals.htm

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Theo Jansen – Kinetic Sculptures

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