NICK WARING – ENCOUNTERS: A walking journey from the Scottish Highlands to Florence

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NICK WARING – ENCOUNTERS: A walking journey from the Scottish Highlands to Florence

Opening Times:
installation viewing by appointment only. 0131 225 6671 free

From 16th August, RSA Kinross Scholar Nick Waring will be undertaking a walking journey from Scotland to Florence. Along the way he will be encountering peoples from all walks of life and, as part of the project, will record the names of all these acqaintances.

As introduction to this project Nick writes:
“When I was awarded a Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross Scholarship to study in Florence it seemed obvious to me that I should walk there. My activities as an artist have always been shaped by my experiences as a long-distance walker and mountaineer and repeatedly I find that they relate in some way to the people I encounter along the way. Whether it is the history of those who have passed before me or the face to face meetings that punctuate the journey, what never ceases to fascinate me is the inter-relationship between humans and the land we occupy.

When I first traced the route from my base in the Highlands to Florence I realised that my life to date was in fact strung out along that line. Memories, family, friends and many of the places of significance in my life are spaced at regular intervals upon it. Walking to Florence, a city of such significance to the world of art, would not only be a pilgrimage but one whose undertaking would call on me to revisit my previous life in order to get there.

The pilgrims of tradition, in facing what was as much a spiritual as a physical journey, accepted hardship as a necessary element of their endeavour. Stripped of rank and passing through the domains of others they were particularly vulnerable to the attitudes of those with whom they had to deal. Traditions of giving aid and succour to pilgrims existed alongside traditions of preying upon them. In creating an artwork from my journey I would like to acknowledge the individuals of my own encounters, the nature of which will ultimately determine the quality of my experience.”
N Waring 2007

The artwork of which Nick speaks, listing the names of all the people he has encountered will be situated in the Friends Room Corridor in the galleries at the RSAfrom early October 2007 until early January 2008. The list on the website will be updated as Nick progresses.

CRAIG LIGHTBODY
BETTY GREENWAY
BILL MOORE
IAIN MACKINNON
SHONA CAMERON
ERIC CHALMERS
MELISSA BEAULIEU
ANGUS KENNEDY
SONIA DEAN
MICHAEL CHALMERS
PIET PEETERS
EVA COOMANS
WILL COCKFIELD
HARRY PEGG
DAVE SIMPSON
ETIENNE JANSSEN
MARK LEWIS
ALEXANDRA LEWIS
SHARON GAYTER
WILLIAM GAYTER
ANASTASSIA LOSSEVA
EMMANUEL LACOUR
RICHARD COY
ALEX McDERMID
SHEENA McDERMID
SIMON HURAND
ETIENNE DEGUINE
BROTHER LUCAS
JEANETTE CODÉE
PAULINE PAYNE
ANNELAURE VEJUX
MATTHIEU COCHET
FREDERIC CASADEI
JANE TORVANEY
JEAN-JEROME TRICOIRE
ANA SOIMUSAN
PAUL ALLEN
MONICA PEDLEY
DIRK VERVOORT
TOM WINTERS
DAVE VREUGDE
MAARTEN VAN OMMEN
ERIK ZWART
BÅRD KROSSNES
ANN MYHRE
ADAM McNINCH
PETER WHITE
GUY DANNEELS
MARTINE CIETERS
RIA VANDENBORN
JESSICA THYS
IAIN PITTAMS
AVERY LIVENGOOD
DANIEL MADDEN
HELEN McMONAGLE
BECKY ASHTON
ANDRES BORDA
JUAN MAGLIONE
ALSION MOSTYN
KAREN HUTCHISON
PAULINE HENDERSON
KIRSTEN GOOCH
FRASER McKECHNIE
SONJA GEGNER
MACIEJ SZADKOWSKI
KATARZYNA ZUBIEL
ANDREA CALZAVARA
ARIANNA SITTA
MARCO CALZAVARA
GILBERT McNEILL
SIMON WESTAWAY
PETER BROUGHAN
ERIC McGOOGAN
MARTHA SALPER
KATHARINA KUBISCH
INKA HEMMERICH
LOU-MARIA BERTHOLD
BRIAN KIDD
KAYLEIGH MULLIN
SCOTT PICKFORD
LES PAUL MOHAN-McGOVERN
IAIN SWANSTON
COLIN McGINN
MARGARET DOCHERTY
TRACY CHALMERS
TARUN PURBA
JIM PATTISON
ALISON DOUGLAS
THOMAS EDWARDS
JASON WELSH
STUART McGILL
MARILYN STEEL
JOHN JOHNSTON
MURRAY JOHNSTON
NICOLA PASHLER
CAMERON DUTHIE
RUAIRIDH DUTHIE
IAN TORVANEY
JOHN THOMPSON
TELFER HAMILTON
SHARON EASTERN
MARGARET DUNSMORE
JOE ROCKWOOD
WILLIAM DOUGLAS
JAMES STAINES
PAMELA STAINES
RICHIE HUGHES
DAVID WILSON
MATTHEW WILSON
KAREN WILSON
MARTIN WILSON
CARL GARNER
GARRY DUGUID
IAIN FERGUSSON
ALISON FERGUSSON
PHIL TINNING
PAUL HOLDER
DAVE BARRETT
BURG KINSEY
CHRIS HUNT
LOUISA JACKSON
CHARLES JACKSON
AUSTIN GRAYER
PAULINE GRAYER
STEPHEN EVERARD ROBERTS
JOHN BASS
JOHN STONES
JONATHAN MAY
ANN EGLINGTON
PETER EGLINGTON
MARTINE HURRELL
RICHARD HURRELL
JOHNNY AKRIGG
CAROLINE JOHNSON
RICHARD JOHNSON
CHRIS EVERITT
MATT SWIFT
JACK ETHERINGTON
SHEILA ETHERINGTON
ANNE HUMPHREY
JOAN GOW
MALCOLM GOW
SIMON LONG
RICHARD WAYNE
JOAN GROCOTT
EDNA WILLETS
BRENDA BECK
CAROLINE HEWISON
OLWYN HINCHLIFFE
MAUREEN PRICE
JACK PRICE
JEANETTE SUNDERLAND
JOSH KANE
ASHLEY DOYLE
BRADLEY DOYLE
TIM DALE
CAROLE DALE
NICK WARING
JUNE WARING
NORMAN SKEET
MELANIE MOUNTAIN
PAUL MOUNTAIN
JOHN HOWARTH
JANET HOWARTH
STEVE LANGFORD
CHRIS RAWSON-TETLEY
FRANCES LANGFORD
JAMIE FROST
EDWARD JOHNSON
JOSEPH JOHNSON
CIARA DREW
FERGUS DREW
CAROLINE DREW
CHRIS MARTLAND
JANICE MARTLAND
MAISIE MARTLAND
MARK WATSON
JOHN BARR
SUSAN BARR
BRYONY BUTLER
LEWIS BUTLER
LYNN CROFTS
ROD WILSON
LORNA WILSON
HELEN WEBSTER
TOM HEATH
BEN HEATH
EILEEN ATKINSON
JOANNA JOHNSON
ANTHONY JOHNSON
CAROLE FITCH
BARRY FITCH
JEREMY FITCH
ANNA FITCH
HENRY FITCH
DIANE ATKINS
JEANNINE BUNBURY
TRISTIN MEAD
HELEN EATON
SIMON SEDGLEY
KATH GREEN
ALISON FLETCHER
PETER HARRY PAYNE
ANDREW MORRIS
DARREN SRATTON
CHRIS HOLT
ALEC BROWN
JANE BROWN
AIDY BROWN
LEON EDWARDES
JUNE EDWARDES
JOHN MARRIOTT
BHAVNA KATARIA
ARUN KATARIA
LEE MARTIN
LORRAINE BYWATER
CECIL HIGH
SIMON HOWARD
DARREN DILK-RIVERS
HARRY DILK-RIVERS
SALLY PHILLIPS
SIMON PHILLIPS
PAULINE JENKINS
RAY JENKINS
HILARY HEMMING
ROBERT TARPEY
ROBERT TAYLOR
DONNA HARRISON
JANET POOL
CHRISTINE COWMAN
ALISON RICKARD
FAREED SAHLOUL
HANNA SAHLOUL
ANNEMARIE FUGGER
LINDA WHEELER
JOYCE WISEMAN
ELLEN SIMS
TUNJI OYELANA
KIKELOMO OYELANA
OLUFEMI OLASHORE
NICOLAS MARECHAL
NISHA QUEENTON
RICHARD COX
GUY LESLIE
NEIL STAPLEY
VENITA FLORENCE STAPLEY
JAMES CHITTY
MARK STRAWBRIDGE
DAVE SMITH
JANICE LEIGH
CHRIS LEIGH
PAUL ROBINSON
JOE STUART-SMITH
JENNIFER STUART-SMITH
HELEN STUART-SMITH
GORDON SMITH
MARTYN LOVELL
MARY MARTIN
KAREN McALEER
NIELS MEIER-GERDINGH
MAREN GROSSENBRINK
ROMUALD VANHERSECKE
ALEXIS VANHERSECKE
ALAIN GUY
LINDA GUY
PASCAL VANHOOREBEKE
DOMINIQUE VANHOOREBEKE
PRESCILLIA DESCAMPS DOMERGUE
JEAN-PAUL BOIDIN
MARIE GRIMOPREZ
FRANCK MORENE
JEROME TALLEUX
KEVIN PAUCHET
NATHALIE FOULON
ARNAUD ANDRIEU
LUCIEN TERNISIEN
BERNARD COUVREUR
MAURICE FRAMERY
CAROL JARRELL
BRIAN JARRELL
ROBERT GOUSSET
PIERRE ALLART
JEANNE DURAND
JOEL VASSEUR
CHRISTIANE MERCIER
BERNARD LECOCQ
CHRISTOPHE EVRARD
JEAN-PIERRE NOEL
CATHY MORVAN
PATRICK SENLIS
ANNIE SENLIS
VINCENT LEMASSON
WILLY BOUCHET
BARBARA TIMINERI-HADZEL
DANIEL TIMINERI-HADZEL
CHANTAL DELANNOY
ETIENNETTE MOSSOT
JANINE HAMEL
JULIE MOSSOT
DOMINIQUE PEUGNIEZ
STEPHANE VAUCANSON
ALINE LOCQET
PASCAL LAGE
VERONIQUE ROUSSEL
MARC LOCQUET
MARIE LOCQUET
JEAN-BAPTISTE LOCQUET
RODOLPHE MARCAILLE
EVA MARCAILLE
ROSELYNE MARCAILLE
JOEL DICAUDIN
AUDREY DICAUDIN
JESSICA DICAUDIN
AMELINE DICAUDIN
MICKAEL DICAUDIN
ANDRE CARPENTIER-MEUNIER
ROBERTE CARPENTIER-MEUNIER
CLAUDINE BRICOUT
MARIE-CHRISTINE KHALIL
BENEDICTE BATRANCOURT
FRANCOISE BATRANCOURT
RADET SAVIC
GUY PATERLO
DUSAN SAVIC
GERARD VANMOORLEGEM
GUY LORIDAN
CLAUDE JAMARD
JEAN-CLAUDE MOGLIA
FRANCOISE CHRETIEN
LUCIEN CHRETIEN
CHRISTOPHE LEGROS
MICHEL MONCLIN
GERVAIS CADET
PIERRE KOT
JEAN-LUC DERUETTE
JEAN DOSSEREAUX
DOMINIQUE ARNOULD
GHISLAIN ARNOULD
ALEXANDRA ARNOULD
PHILIPPE ARNOULD
ISABELLE ARNOULD
DENIS MOULUT
JEREMIE RIST
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