Three female artist/researchers and runners Dr Kai Syng Tan, Annie Grove-White and Dr Carali McCall to explore running as a metaphor and methodology for us to think about the body, gender, ageing, the city and borders. With guests and colleagues including charities Free to Run (an NGO for running for women and girls in Afghanistan), A Mile In Her Shoes (a running group for homeless women) and Headway East London (a charity supporting people affected by brain injury), Eddie Ladd (international performance maker), Dr Karen Throsby (University of Leeds), Joe King (Royal College of Art), Simon Freeman (Like the Wind), Dr Andrew Filmer (Aberystwyth University), Catrin Kean (writer), Dr Alan Latham (UCL), Amelia Johnstone (illustrator) Sarah Brown (Leeds Art Gallery) and Dr Debbie Lisle (Queen’s Belfast). RUN! RUN! RUN! Biennale 2016 is sponsored by Leeds College of Art and presented by RUN! RUN! RUN! International Body for Research.
How does running (dis)connect people across borders?
November 21 / Leeds: Discussion. 2-4pm. MA Creative Studio.
Leeds College of Art Blenheim Walk, LS2 9AQ
How does running (dis)connect people with the city?
November 23 / London: Screening. 6-8pm. Exhibition Room. Pearson Building
Department of Geography. UCL Gower Street, WC1E 6BT
How does running (dis)connect people with their body?
November 24 / Cardiff: Performance. 6-9pm. National Indoors Athletics Centre.
School of Sport, Cardiff Metropolitan University CF23 6XD