Walking Institute / Deveron Arts – All Roads Lead to Venice​ (2016)

Lure of the Lost, Venice. Photo by Alessandro Descovi.

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Exploring slow travel and bringing together artists who undertake long distance journeys. 


The psychology of long-distance walking

Anthony Schrag in conversation with artist and long-distance walker Monique Besten (NL) under the guidance of a psychologist. Chaired by Claudia Zeiske (Walking Institute)

2 - 4pm
Walking to Venice - Panel Discussion 

Anthony Schrag, Clemens Wilhelm and the collective practice of Wolfgang Aichner and Thomas Huber, who all made their way to Venice by slow travel, will talk with Italian Lecturer in Visual Culture, Silvia Casini

4 - 6pm

Europe: Will we walk again?

A round table discussion with artists, movers and European cultural shakers. Including Robin McAlpine/Common Weal, Emmanuel Cocher/ Consul Général de France/ Institut Français d’Ecosse, Nikolai Peterson/ Goethe Institut, and Andrea Geile.
How will we walk and work in Europe post-Brexit? What can we do? What are artists and art organisations role in all this? What does it mean for European artists working in Scotland today? Or for those coming to Scotland in future?



Preceded by the Ugly Walk lead by Anthony Schrag from Ocean Terminal 9 - 11am.

Book tickets


Friday 12 August

11am - 1pm, 2 - 4pm, 4 - 6pm


1 Summerhall,
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL