About the project

Seven Walks
Francis Alÿs
September - November 2005

"A journey implies a destination, so many miles to be consumed, while a walk is its own measure, complete at every point along the way." (Francis Alys)

Over a span of five years, Alys walked the streets of London, evolving Seven Walks, a project which delved into the everyday rituals and habits of the metropolis. The walks were enacted in different parts of the city - Hyde Park, the City of London, the National Portrait Gallery, the streets close to Regents Park...

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