Confluence Field Studies is a project for Imagining the City and Niagara Shebang by interdisciplinary artist Elizabeth Chitty. Her 40 year body of work can be viewed at www.elizabethchitty.ca and information about her is here.

Download and listen to Bert Gazzola interviewing Elizabeth Chitty about Confluence Field Trips here.

Other work by the artist based in the North Niagara Watershed
Fall (2008)
Distance of Their Mouths (2010)
Streaming Twelve (2014)
Lucius’ Garden (2015)

Other Walking Work by the artist
Elizabeth led soundwalks in the Walker Botanical Garden of Rodman Hall Art Centre for the Greenscape Conferences in 2007 and 2009 and a Sound + Imagewalk to complement the exhibition The Source in 2014. In the 1990s, Elizabeth made performances in which the audience walked trails and paths. She referred to these walking works as landscape-based and they are:

Hortus Imaginum (1992)
Le paysage et nos coeurs (1994)
Nature of the Body (1996)
Progress of the Body (1997)
(pages coming soon)

Other Participatory work by the artist
Want (2009)
Projecting Want (2010)
Dissolve (2012)

The above image was created with Nell Chitty for Rodman Hall Art Centre’s The Source poster project in 2014 and pictures the confluence of Dick’s Creek and Twelve Mile Creek.

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