I wanted to invite my audience on a Walk with Me. I use walking as a way to cope with my anxiety and to escape daily stress, I’ve found this especially helpful and important in recent years. I wanted to capture every step of my walk and present this to an audience so they could experience the walk with me and hopefully feel some of the calming effects I experience. If not just to share the natural beauty I am lucky enough to live around.
I took photos every few seconds of the walk or every time the scenery/path dramatically changed. These photos were in themselves the final piece, as well as a video which plays them one after the other, like a stop-
The walk took place in West Wood, Lyminge, Canterbury. This wood is over the road from my house, I walked there with my sister and walked the assorted paths. The overall walk was 5.78 miles and took us an hour and 47 minutes. All put together into hundreds of photos and a one-minute video.
Emily Taylor is an artist from Canterbury, Kent. Currently studying Fine Art and Art History at Plymouth University. Her art style varies from traditional acrylic painting, impasto, sculpture, photography, and installation art. Emily likes to incorporate political messages into some of her works and ensure that her audience can engage with the work and become part of the experience it encapsulates.