Kathryn Wood, Claudia La Rocco, and Angela Ellsworth will discuss the possibilities of a meandering library system and an experiential archive designed for the Museum of Walking. After the talk we will walk "A" mountain.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Talk 7 - 8pm, Walk 8 - 9pm
MoW is open 6 - 9pm on this evening.
Location: Arizona State University Campus, Tower Center A, Suite 206, 123 E. University, Tempe, Arizona, 85287, Entrance on University or upstairs in the back of building
Kathryn Wood (MLIS) is the librarian for the Museum of Walking. Kathryn mastered the art of walking sometime in 1970. A few years later, she quick-stepped through a degree in theatre from UC Irvine, and eventually meandered into a Masters of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. She has perambulated for over two decades in San Francisco, well-known for being a rewarding walking city. She prefers urban landscapes to pastoral ones, and believes that the perfect walk ends with a good lunch and an excellent book.
Claudia La Rocco is a poet, critic and teacher whose work frequently revolves around interdisciplinary projects and performances. Recent collaborators include the performance company Findlay//Sandsmark, the composer Phillip Greenlief and The Bureau for the Future of Choreography. She contributes regularly to Artforum and The New York Times, runs ThePerformanceClub.org and is a member of the Off the Park press. She is the author of The Best Most Useless Dress (Badlands Unlimited, 2014) a selection of writings encompassing a decade's worth of poetry, essays, performance texts and reviews. La Rocco is currently guest teaching artist at Arizona State University’s School of Film, Dance and Theatre.