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Field Trip Happenstance Observation Poetry Psychogeography Some Questions of the Drift

The Desire Line of Water

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from source to sea:

the desire line

of water

rarely follows

a straight path

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Flux -> Flow -> Gravity -> Time:

all combine

with light, to reveal

the sounds and colours

of falling water

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All of the utterances.

From a babble of words,

a line of desire

occasionally emerges

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Images from a walk between Kincardine and Culross and from St Fillans Churchyard Aberdour.

Now playing: Philip Jeck and Jacob Kirkegaard – Soaked

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Field Trip Found Art Observation Psychogeography rag-pickings Signs and Signifiers

Weathered Walls (I – VII)

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The stones hold and keep, the memory of every raindrop

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II

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III

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IV

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VI

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VII

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From the North facing walls of Dunfermline Abbey Church.

A church has probably existed on this site since 1070.

Now playing: David Sylvian – ‘Weathered Wall’ from Brilliant Trees

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Encounters Field Trip Happenstance Observation Poetry Psychogeography

Following the Falling Water

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totem

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time

 

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Images taken from a short walk on the Water of Leith, between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Stockbridge on 27th June 2015.

Now playing: Kevin Drumm – Reverse Osmosis

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Field Trip Found Art Observation Poetry Psychogeography Quote Signs and Signifiers

Memories of Water: Glen Bridge Car Park, Dunfermline

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1772

arriving at a fall

it becomes useful

in turning five mills

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Thomas Pennant,  A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, 1772, Volume 2 (London: B.White, 1776).

Now playing: This Heat – ‘A New Kind of Water’ from Deceit