Archaeology/Austerity Walk: Whitechapel

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“These Coconuts are Rubbish! (15372800050)” by Garry Knight – These Coconuts are Rubbish!. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:These_Coconuts_are_Rubbish!_(15372800050).jpg#/media/File:These_Coconuts_are_Rubbish!_(15372800050).jpg

It’s all coming together…we can now announce that Kate Tiernan and James Dixon will be joining the walk, taking on the rather hot topic of Shoreditch. Will it involve cereal? Absolutely no idea. Come and find out.

kate tiernan

Kate Tiernan studied at Goldsmiths in Fine Art and Critical Theory and RADA for an MA in Text and Performance. An artist, writer, and actor working internationally in Norway, London, New York and Canada. With ten years expertise of working for some internationally renowned organisations such as Arnolfini, Tate, V&A, The British Museum, BFI, University West England and Goldsmiths. Through performance practice based research Kate is working to explore spatial relationships and philosophical conundrums through public/private encounters with various objects and built environments. Making visible through vulnerability these connections and how they intersect. Kate lecturers at Sotheby’s Institute and Tate whilst also writing for the arts publication Studio International and Zoo; recently writing a play titled ‘Freight’ previewing in 2016. A new work ‘Considering This’ a verbatim performance about cognitive empathy and catharsis was performed at RADA, The Arts Theatre Upstairs and Hornsey Town Hall. Kate developed a performance ‘Call & Response’ at DRIFT 2015 in Rio de Janiro being performed at Sluice Art Fair. Upcoming work includes a rehearsed reading with Camden Peoples Theatre for Fun Palace; a writing residency and new performance with The Charles Dickens Museum and Bloomsbury Festival and Co-Curating On Stage/Off Stage: Performance and Theatricality at Tate Modern.

Kate is from Wales, and lives and works in London.

JD Tyntesfield

James Dixon is an archaeologist with a pleasingly short biography. He is one of the co-organisers of Public Archaeology 2015. James divides his time between working as an archaeologist, pretending he’s a different kind of archaeologist, aspiring to be yet another kind of archaeologist, and editing the writing of other archaeologists.

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