Andy Howlett (committee member) is a Birmingham-based artist and filmmaker interested in non-normal walking, community cinema, guerrilla heritage and Being Outside. He hosts and curates film events with The Magic Cinema and Video Strolls, he’s a member of community-focused arts space Artefact and he’s making a feature length essay-film about Birmingham Central Library and the death of Modernism.
Fiona Cullinan (committee member) is a writer and editor who is interested in 'gender + art + ageing', diaries, data privacy and ageing issues. She is a member of the Birmingham Collage Collective and launched 'Perambulate with me' – a series of Stirchley walks alone and with others.
Alys Fowler is a creative writer working in Birmingham. Her work on concentrates on the wild things around her.
…kruse is a neurodivergent, experimental artist and writer, whose practice includes drawing, writing, storytelling and phenomenological research. …kruse undertakes long distance walks or pilgrimages, gathering data generated through walking to explore the relationship between her ageing human body and the climate damaged body of Earth. She is interested in the connections between landscape, mythmaking, magic and story.
Daniella Turbin is an artist and walker from Wolverhampton. She has a Masters in Fine Art Practice from The Glasgow School of Art and her specialist field is drawing. She spent six months living in Cumbria during which she took to long distance walking out of necessity, there being only ten buses a week from the village. In 2019 she returned to the West Midlands and since this time she has been on a mission to walk every square of the Ordnance Survey Maps of the United Kingdom.
Andrew Howe is an interdisciplinary artist and project manager, based in Shrewsbury, working solo and in collaboration with other practitioners and community groups. He uses walking and mapping to explore how people interact with places, informed by experience of over 30 years in engineering and environmental consulting. His practice includes painting, collage, photography, printmaking, books, and digital media.
Andrew is a member of Meadow Arts’ network of creative practitioners, co-founded the Cinderloo1821 community organisation and co-leads Mosses and Marshes.
We are actively recruiting members at the moment. If you're interested in joining, please let us know!