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RUN! RUN! RUN! International Body for Research

RUN! RUN! RUN! International Body for Research #runrunrunart examines the ways in which the physical and poetic processes of the body and mind in motion (such as via running) could be reframed as a creative, critical and playful tools, and be mobilised as metaphor, methodology and material to open up new ways for the individual to (re-)engage with the self, others, the city and the world around us, and non-logocentric modes of thinking. Its interdisciplinary and practice-related research activities are rigorous as they are bonkers. RUN! RUN! RUN! is founded and run by artist/visual director Dr Kai Syng Tan FRSA to conduct solo and collaborative work. The Co-Director of RUN! RUN! RUN! is social scientist Dr Alan Latham (University College London). Participatory activities, interventions, installations, performance-lectures and films have been enjoyed at the Royal Geographical Society (UK), Royal Society of the Arts (UK), Documenta (Germany)Centre for Contemporary Arts (Warsaw)Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (Chicago) and ANTI Festival (Kuopio), amongst others, and shortlisted for the Artangel Open 100AHRC/BBC New Generation ThinkersGreat North Run Moving Images Commission, and Yinka Shinobare’s Guest Projects. Current and past collaborators, partner-institutions and friends include, charities GoodgymFree to RunA Mile in Her Shoes and Headway East LondonPhilbeat/Philip Tan (Singapore), artists Dr Carali McCall and Annie Grove-White, and academics Dr Andrew FilmerPlace Alliance (Bartlett, UCL) and the Running Cultures Research Group.

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