Walking by those living with dementia is often pathologically labelled ‘wandering’, an act lacking a clear purpose or destination. Walking in this context is not widely understood or valued, except as physical exercise. Drawing on walking performances by other artists and the author’s own arts-based research, during which she walked outdoors and in care homes with people living with dementia, this article explores the role that the performance and conceptualisation of walking by artists can play in challenging and reimagining walking undertaken by people living with dementia
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Research in Drama Education|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Jan 2019|
Bibliographical noteThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Research in Drama Education on 18/1/2019, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/13569783.2018.1544489
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- School of Art and Media - Senior Lecturer
- Centre for Arts and Wellbeing