Walking interconnections: Walking in someone else's shoes

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Sobers, S., Porter, S., Parfitt, A. and Wheeler, A. (2014) Walking interconnections: Walking in someone else's shoes. In: Thinking Futures, MShed, Bristol, UK, 1-11 November 2014. Bristol, MShed: Bristol University Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/24480

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'Walking Interconnections' is a research project that worked in the Bristol region from 2013 – 2014 using walking, conversation and creative activities as methods to trigger communication between self-identified disabled people and sustainability practitioners, to facilitate an exchange of knowledge and insights into different experiences in and of the world. It recognised and responded to the fact that disabled people’s voices have been largely absent from resilience debates. Disabled people have unique contributions to help build resilient societies and communities. The conversations they held whilst walking were recorded and edited into a play, Going for a Walk. ‘Walking in someone else’s shoes’ offers you the chance to take a guided walk, while listening to the play, followed by a discussion over tea and cake.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: disability, sustainability, environment, interconnectedness, visual anthropology, walking, walkshop
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > School of Art and Design
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > School of Film and Journalism
Depositing User: Dr S. Sobers
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2014 11:15
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2016 11:02
URI: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/id/eprint/24480


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