Eleanor Cooper is an Auckland based artist. Recent exhibitions include Hermes’ Lack of Words at Artspace and Mount Eden Information Kiosk at Split Fountain gallery. She completed her honours degree in Fine Arts and BA in Philosophy at the University of Auckland in 2012.
- "Walking is a way to collect information and reflect upon our "
- "The new Millennium arrived as a dialectic between secrecy and openness; between consolidation and dispersal of power; between privatization and public ownership; power and life, and walking has as ever been on the side of the latter."
- "He recalled, ‘He would set his head a bit forrad, and put his hands behint his back."
- "We live within it, but it has no exterior; we are engulfed in commodity fetishism—without recourse to something that might represent its transcendence’."
- "On the other side of the world, two centuries earlier, a local of Grasmere, Cumbria, would watch the poet William Wordsworth pass in the village."
- "The paths encircling the Clocktower wend their way through titoki, kowhai, ponga, kauri, coprosma, puriri."
- "As well as connecting walking to our capacity for critical thinking, learning and building relationships to places, Ingold adds elsewhere that ‘walking "
- "The photograph of Dame Whina Cooper at the outset of Te Ropu Matakite, the 1975 Land March from Te Hapua to Parliament, has come to signify peaceful resistance in New Zealand and the re-assertion of Māori political identity."
- "Together they contribute to our ideas that movement is a mechanical displacement of the human body across the surface of the earth, from "
- ".] in their timings, rhythms and inflections, the feet respond as much as does the voice to the presence and activity of others."