Games, explorations and playfulness at the 4WCoP Playground during the weekend of 4-6th September 2020...
Pick a Drift - by Sonia Overall - Choose a prompt and take a short walk, wherever you are. Pick a single drift to explore your immediate environment, or take a handful of prompts to mix things up on a longer walk. No rules, no set time, no requirements. Feel free to share your experience via Twitter with @soniaoverall, #4wcop.
Walking Weirdly Explore Indoors - created by Fiona Weir - NEW ways to explore your living space. Perfect for people stuck indoors; perfect for lockdown. Also available in the shop.
Walking Weirdly Classic - created by Fiona Weir - Try the classic Walking Weirdly outdoor game, including classic derives and other explorations. Suitable for disabled and non-disabled explorers. Also available in the shop.
Embody The Walk - Do It Yourself: Instructions
YouTube audio recording of John Hill's Embody The Walk tools.
You can use these tools, learned in John Hill’s session on Friday, to augment exercises and walking prompts throughout the rest of the Congress and beyond. Check the follow up session in the cafe on Sunday to discuss your experiences.
Screen.Dance.Window. - Instructions
YouTube audio recording of Jody Oberfelder's participatory walk instructions.
SCHEDULED PLAY 2020
These events took place live during the 2020 Congress.
Embody the Walk: An Introduction to Psychosomatic Geography - FRIDAY at 6pm - NOTE THIS IS A SCHEDULED EVENT THAT TOOK PLACE LIVE AND ONCE ONLY
Join John Hill on this interactive Zoom call that will teach participants exercises they can then use throughout the Congress. Drawing from various fields of “bodywork,” this session will introduce participants to mind/body connection, the interplay between a person’s mood and their posture, and how one affects the other. NOTE the linked event on Sunday.
Danny La Rue Diversions - SATURDAY 12:30PM BST - NOTE THIS IS A SCHEDULED EVENT WITH UNLIMITED PLACES, THAT TOOK PLACE LIVE AND ONCE ONLY
Geographically separated participants follow the same set of walking instructions, record their experiences with photographs and share them. Register on Eventbrite to be sent full instructions and links to participate.
Screen.Dance.Window. - SATURDAY 2:30 pm BST (UK) or 9:30 am EDT (East coast USA) - NOTE THIS IS A SCHEDULED EVENT THAT TOOK PLACE LIVE FROM NEW YORK AND ONCE ONLY.
Join New York City choreographer and walking artist, Jody Oberfelder, in a playful participatory walk across screens and time zones Duration: 20 minutes - DON’T MISS IT!