white peak | dark peak

an audio-visual word-map
of the Peak District National Park

Alec Finlay



white peak | dark peak is the most recent in a series of ambitious word-maps conceived by artist and poet Alec Finlay. It is an innovative combination of walking, letterboxing, Japanese renga and field-recordings. A catalogue of the work, containing additional commentary and poems, is now available: white peak | dark peak (published by morning star & Derbyshire Arts Development Group, ISBN 978-1904477099)

commissioned by re:place, a programme of site-specific contemporary visual arts commissions across Derbyshire, 2010

artist concept: copyright Alec Finlay, © 2009–10
text: copyright the authors, © 2010
re:place concept: copyright Derbyshire Arts Development Group, © 2010
website design: Alec Finlay & Jim Hare Design

Arts Council England Lottery FundedDerbyshire Arts Development GroupDerbyshire County CouncilEsmée Fairbairn Foundation
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