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Hamish Fulton’s exhibition takes as its starting point the important walk the artist made over 47 days in 1973 from Duncansby Head to Land’s End – presented as a wall text. After this Fulton made the decision to ‘only make art resulting from the experience of individual walks’.

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Parafin is delighted to announce its first exhibition with the iconic British walking artist Hamish Fulton. The exhibition takes as its starting point the important walk the artist made over 47 days in 1973 from Duncansby Head to Land’s End – here presented as a large-scale wall text. After this major walk Fulton made the radical decision to ‘only make art resulting from the experience of …

Parafin is delighted to announce its first exhibition with the iconic British walking artist Hamish Fulton. The exhibition takes as its starting point the important walk the artist made over 47 days in 1973 from Duncansby Head to Land’s End – here presented as a large-scale wall text. After this major walk Fulton made the radical decision to ‘only make art resulting from the experience of individual walks’. Since then Fulton has rigorously maintained this focus, using walking as his medium and stating ‘If I don’t walk, I can’t make art’. Although only Fulton experiences his solitary walks …

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