Sheffield Metropolitan District Boundary Walk

'The act of walking such a route (marked on a map, but not on the ground) gave us new perspectives of the city and of the boundary itself. A circular pilgrimage, a walk, an act, an artwork? We weren't sure, so we went for a walk in order to figure it out.'

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Sheffield City Boundary, A57, 7 miles West of Sheffield City Centre, , Sheffield
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'During February and March 2013 artist Bob Levene and artist / filmmaker Ian Nesbitt went on a walk following the Metropolitan District Boundary Line of Sheffield City. 65 miles and 75 hours over 9 days of walking down streams, over farmland, through industry and up the M1. Following a clearly defined "non-route" regularly meant scrambling up bracken, sinking into bogs, negotiating industrial complexes and generally being places with a complete lack of walking infrastructure ...' ALERT Unfortunately, the 'Boundary Walk' Website itself cited here seems no longer.

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