Psychogeography Walkshop - The art of the Flaneur
Join Dan Koop and David Sornig for an introduction to the ~FLOWING LOOPS~ journey and an exploration of Psychogeography and the art of the Flaneur. Together the group will do a tour of the local area led by David, a local resident who’s walked every street of the local area. We’ll share our insight to the role walking has played in various art histories, taking a look at the local landscape while we do it.
David Sornig is an award winning writer who’s been walking with Dan Koop along the line of the Suburban Rail Loop from Monash to Glen Waverley, discovering terrains, mapping community relationships and making embroidered maps along the way.
Led by Dan Koop, ~FLOWING LOOPS~ is a temporary public art program that has taken inspiration from the flows, loops and lines of the Suburban Rail Loop. When built, the new rail line will alter the flows of people through our urban landscape but we’ve investigated the types of flow that already exist in the region, such as flows of water, exchanges of knowledge and the relationships between human, animal and plant species of the unique catchments of the Mordialloc Creek and KooyongKoot (Gardiners Creek).
We acknowledge Country, land and waterways of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation and pay our respects to the ongoing custodianship of elders, past, present and future.
More information is below or please see our website at www.flowingloops.com
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Please Dress for the Weather:
It may be wet or cold, or dry and hot, and we will be doing some gentle walking so please come prepared for the outdoors. We’ll retreat to undercover seating areas if the weather gets too much!
This is an outdoor experience that will engage multiple senses. This is an outdoor event that will engage multiple senses. When booking please advise us of your access requirements and we can discuss your needs.
As we move around Glen Waverley the group will stay on paved surfaces. We anticipate traversing about 3-5km over the course of the walkshop.
Travel to Monash Clayton:
- By Public Transport - Trains run regularly on the Glen Waverley line (Google Maps)
- By Car - Parking is available along Kingsway and at the Glen Waverley Central Parking area (Google Maps)
~FLOWING LOOPS~ is supported by:
- Suburban Rail Loop - This artistic program has been supported by the Suburban Rail Loop East’s Community Projects Fund. Please see more about the Community Projects Fund here: www.suburbanrailloop.vic.gov.au/communityfund
- Deakin University - Dan Koop is a PhD researcher at Deakin University, exploring the possibilities of Temporary Public Art in urban environments. Please see more about Dan Koop’s research here:
- With more community groups welcome to support and engage with the program! If you’re connected to a local community group that loves nature or works to enhance your local outdoor spaces, please get in touch here: firstname.lastname@example.org