Publications

 

The Walking Library is an on-going creative research project. Below are a selection of publications we have generated through the project.

  • Dee Heddon and Misha Myers, ‘Pedestrian pedagogy: The Walking Library for Women Walking’, Journal of Public Pedagogies, 2019(4),pp. 108-117. Open Access
  • Deirdre Heddon & Misha Myers, ‘Walking Library for Women Walking’, in Walking, Landscape and Environment eds. Pippa Marland et al. (London: Routledge, 2020). Open access text available from May 2021 Pre-publication version
  • Misha Myers & Dee Heddon, ‘Walking Library for a Wild City’, Performance Research, 23(7), 2019, 48-49.  Open access text available from 30th July 2020 Pre-publication version
  • Misha Myers & Dee Heddon, ‘The Walking Library Collections: The convivial logic of a library made for walking’Interartive, 2018.
  • Deirdre Heddon and Misha Myers, ‘The walking library: mobilising books, places, readers and reading’. Performance Research, 22(1), 2017, pp. 32-48. Pre-publication version
  • Misha Myers and Deirdre Heddon, ‘On libraries: introduction’, Performance Research, 22(1), 2017, pp. 1-8. Pre-publication version
  • Deirdre Heddon and Misha Myers, ‘Stories from the walking library’, Cultural Geographies, 21(4), 2014, pp. 639-655.  Pre-publication version

The Walking Library has also featured in a number of broadcasts.

The Art of Now: Women Who Walk’, BBC R4, 8 Oct 2018

‘Er Outdoors: Women in the Open – Stories of Walking’, Resonance FM, 11 July 2016

Making Conversations’, Resonance FM, 10 Nov 2015

The Janice Forsyth Show, BBC Radio Scotland, 17 February 2015

 ‘The Walking Library: an interview by My Bookcase’

‘Talking Walking’, Museum of Walking, 2012

The Walking Library has featured in a number of print publications authored by others.

  • A brief history of taking books along for the ride’, Smart News, Smithsonian
  • Bree Hadley, ‘Mobilising the mobilities paradigm in drama, theatre and performance studies: Potentials, politics and pitfalls’, Australasian Drama Studies, 69, 2016, pp. 7-28.
  • Blake Morris, ‘The Walking Library: relating the landscape’, Green Letters, 21.3, 2017, pp. 287-299.
  • Theron Schmidt, ‘What Kind of Work Is This? Performance and Materialisms in the Gallery’, Performance Paradigm: Performance, Choreography, and the Gallery, 13, 2016, pp. 7-28, http://performanceparadigm.net/index.php/journal/article/view/191/210
  • Victoria Hunter, Moving Sites: Investigating Site-Specific Dance Performance, London: Routledge 2015.
  • Lyons, C. Crosby, ‘Going on a Field Trip: Critical Geographical Walking Tours and Tactical Media as Urban Praxis in Sydney, Australia’, M/C – Media and Culture, 2018, 21.4 [online].
  • Maggie O’Neill, Walking Borders, Leverhulme Trust
  • Mary Paterson, ‘Don’t mistake publications for endpoints: a walking interview with Deirdre Heddon’, Dance and Performance Training, 7.2, 2016, pp. 302-322.
  • Noora Pyyry, ‘From psychogeography to hanging‐out‐knowing: Situationist dérive in nonrepresentational urban research’, Area, 08 June 2018
  • Hilary Ramsden, ‘Walking & talking: making strange encounters within the familiar’, Social & Cultural Geography, 2017, pp. 53-77.
  • Phil Smith, Walking’s New Movement, Devon: Triarchy Press, 2015.
  • Phil Smith, Making Site-Specific Theatre and Performance: A Handbook, Basingstoke: Macmillan International Higher Education, 2018.
  • Stephanie Springgay, Sarah E. Truman, ‘A Transmaterial Approach to Walking Methodologies: Embodiment, Affect, and a Sonic Art Performance’, Body & Society, 23, 4, 2017, pp. 27-58
  • Stephanie Springgay, Sarah E. Truman, Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human World: WalkingLab, New York: Routledge, 2017.
  • Fiona Wilkie, ‘Sited Conversations’ in Moving Sites: Investigating Site-specific Dance, ed. Victoria Hunter, London: Routledge, 2015.
  • Robbie Zachariah Wilson, Towards a Ludic Ecology: Popular Participatory Peripatetic Performance. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent, 2018.