Running Artfully Network – Launch Event

Friday 26 February
10:00 – 13:20 GMT
14:00 – 17:00 GMT

The Running Artfully Network (RAN) is a new international artist-led group that brings communities and experts together to reframe running as an artistic intervention to unpick our time of multiple global crises, and to create a more equitable and creative future.

This online launch event features contributions from:

Fio Adamson, Véronique Chance, Beth Clayton, Kathryn Cooper, Lynn Denisson, Andrew Filmer, Gongle, Kathryn Lawson Hughes, Taey Iohe, Manjeet Mann, Victoria Ohuruogu, Natalie Pace, David Sidley, Dan Simpson, James Steventon, Matti Tainio, Kai Syng Tan, Nik Wakefield, Sharon Wilson and Chris Wright.

Curatorial Panel and RAN founding members:

Kai Syng Tan (#r3fest founder and Running Cultures Research Group lead)
James Steventon (Director, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art)
Veronique Chance (Senior Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University)
Lisa Stansbie (Fields of Vision and Axisweb lead)
Matti Tainio (University of Turku, Pori University Consortium, Finland)
Elisa Herera Altamirano (Capicúa Mov Lab lead, Mexico/Spain)
Beth Clayton (UK)

The event is free but please register here to receive Zoom joining instructions.

Download the full RAN programme here, and flyer here.

MORNING RUN

10:00 – 10:30
PREAMBLES
Lynn Denisson
RAN, Kai Syng Tan
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, James Steventon

10:30 – 11:30
MENTAL HEALTH, PLACE + CLIMATE HEALTH
Kathryn Cooper
Andrew Filmer
Fio Adamson
Taey Iohe

11:30 – 12:30
BODY, MIND + INEQUALITY
Matti Tainio
David Sidley
Beth Clayton
Nik Wakefield

12:30 – 13:20
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Abdelkader Benali

AFTERNOON RUN

14:00 – 14:50
PLACE + INEQUALITY
Gongle
Véronique Chance
Natalie Pace
Manjeet Mann

14:50 – 16:10
TECHNOLOGY, PLAY + SOUND
Dan Simpson
Victoria Ohuruogu
Kathryn Lawson Hughes: 
Chris Wright
Sharon Wilson

16:10 – 17:00
TOWARDS A MORE CREATIVE + EQUITABLE  FUTURE?
Discussion
RAN Inaugural Award Ceremony

The event will also be live streamed and available to watch live here and afterwards on our YouTube channel.

Supported by Anglia Ruskin University, Arts Council England, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Manchester School of Art and RUN! RUN! RUN!