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Julie Poitras Santos

is an artist and writer living in Portland, ME. She is the Director of Exhibitions in the ICA at Maine College of Art.

Walking as Praxis

I started walking as an artist in 2005 as a way to experience a kind of freedom, to feel my body as an agent of transport and discovery in the world. This “world” involved not only a research-oriented approach to site-specificity but the communitas found with other walkers, with groups on the move together, and the potential of learning from each other through storytelling and other knowledge-sharing practices.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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