Thursday, 18 February 2016

Walking and thinking about:

Preparing for "eves and lilliths" at Espacio Gallery. Many thanks to Ana Cockeril who selected the works and is curating the show.

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                                                                                                   Unravelling, 2015, weave and ropes

Delighted to have my work shortlisted for the Sun Pier Open contemporary 2016 @ Chatham Dockyard:

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Friday, 12 February 2016

Walk 4
 Margate, meanderings with footnotes. 


  1. 1.
  2. following a winding course."meandering rivers flow at vastly different rates"
  3. synonyms:
  4. winding, windy, zigzag, zigzagging, twisting, turning, curving,serpentine, sinuous, snaking, snaky, twisty, tortuous; (1)
    Each person keeps a knotted cord which is said to represent the primal migration, each knot stands for a memory,(2)

In important ceremonies the owner of the cord lets it run through their fingers.(3)

 Le Courbusier introduced the meandering curves.....(4)

an act of following a winding course."ox-bow lagoons left by the river's meanderings"vi
meander vi       I WANDERED lonely as a cloud
          That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
          When all at once I saw a crowd,
          A host, of golden daffodils; (5)

(person: wander)
deambular vi

for Wordsworth walking was a mode not of traveling,but of being (6)

vagabundear vi     A wall of Sand, I’ve always wanted to climb and  walk along the bank (7)

callejear vi
meander vi
(river, etc.: curve, twist) 
serpentear vi


1. Trish
2. Billie/Elspeth
3. Lines - Tim Ingold
5. Bernadette, reflecting on William Wordsworth
6. Wanderlust,Rebecca Solnit
7. Maggy

Sunday, 7 February 2016

Margate ,Walk 4 - Meandering
Wednesday February 10th,
 Nayland Rock Shelter meet 2pm
For this walk I propose we meander. 

If you'd like to join the walk please contact me elspethpenfold@yahoo.co.uk

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Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Delighted to have my work on the Royal British Sculptors website:http://rbs.org.uk/artists/elspeth-penfold

and looking forward to "Conflict" Protest and commemoration in sculpture RBS fellows event tomorrow.
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