Life can sometimes feel like a long laundry list that you struggle to get through. *Sigh. If this is you, doing the laundry can be a great opportunity to refocus on your core strengths and build resilience into your day.
Walking to the Laundromat is an audio walk that combines mindfulness practice with doing the laundry in an attempt to explain the interconnections between service economy, emotional capital, and affective labour from the perspective of the artists exceptional labouring body.
EVENT#1: Sunday May 1, 2016 at Washingdone Laundromat (209 Enmore rd. Enmore)
BYO 1 bag of dirty laundry as this is required in the piece.
You will need to download the track onto a hand held device, from the website www.walkinglab.org and also have your own headphones to participate.
Listen to audio here: https://soundcloud.com/rebecca-conroy-1/walking-to-the-laundromat
————————————————————————————————————————————————-[Walking to the Laundromat is an Audio Walk and Laundromat Service commissioned by Walking Lab. Concept and narrative by Rebecca Conroy, Sound design by Dan McHugh]
(Image credit: Katie Weilbacher)
This walk is commissioned through Walking Lab by Performing Lines
Performing Lines: Innovations in walking and sensory research methodologies is an International research project with a goal to create a collaborative network and partnership between artists, arts organizations, activists, scholars and educators interested in walking, movement, and sensory knowledge.