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.
- "His school became known "
- "Instead of competing with the extraordinary speed of four-legged mammals, we used our superior endurance, pursuing them to the point of collapse over many hours."
- "We might see walking as a way of gathering information first-hand in a second-hand world."
- "In midsummer when few students roam campus, the titoki drops its bright red berries with shiny black seeds which can be crushed to extract oil for painful eyes, breasts and earache."
- "As well as connecting walking to our capacity for critical thinking, learning and building relationships to places, Ingold adds elsewhere that ‘walking "
- "The berries are edible but dry your mouth."
- ".] in their timings, rhythms and inflections, the feet respond as much as does the voice to the presence and activity of others."
- "It can be no coincidence that Aristotle’s first school was held in a shrine with peripatos— architectural colonnades, or covered walkways— where he would walk about as he spoke."
- "Critical theorists have long linked physical and intellectual emancipation."
- "With these developments, we no longer pick our way over uneven ground, feel the texture of the ground underfoot or even experience the weather as we travel."