Come come come to RUN! RUN! RUN! with us. Stay up to date on Twitter, and catch NEWS FLASH FLASH FLASH here. We have an exciting line-up of public engagement and dissemination events such as Running-Creativity workshops, Running-Discourses, Performance-Lectures and Running-Tours, walks, cycle rides and other activities locally (Leeds), nationally (London and elsewhere) and internationally (while also going on epic expeditions in our head).
- News: Unlimited main commission award (funded by Arts Council England and Creative Scotland) for 1.5 year practice-based research project, a tapestry-installation We sat on a mat and had a chat and made maps!, which celebrates mind-wandering and neurodiversity. 269 entries were sent in for 4 different categories; 60 were shortlisted and 24 were commissioned for nearly £1 million. Team: Philip Asherson, Professor of Molecular Psychiatry of Kings College London and President of UKAAN (mentor); Submit to Love Studios/Headway East London; Philip Tan/Philbeat; Michael Larsson/Ohsoweird; Krisztina Lackoi; Richard Wright. Kai was also on the judging panel for the international commission panel. Fellow panel members were from Arts Council England, Southbank Centre, Tramway and other organisations. Unlimited is a £2 million, three-year programme that is a legacy of the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad.
- March 21 2017 – 20 March 2018: Non-stipendary Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London. Hosted by Dr Alan Latham, University College London. 3 May 13:15 – 14:30: Residential Seminar IAS Common Ground and Seminar Rooms, South Wing, UCL. Running Across Disciplines: with Dr Lucy Natarajan (Bartlett, planning) and Dr Alan Latham (Geography).
- April: An evaluation of RUN! RUN! RUN! Biennale 2016 at the Inaugural Conference of Palgrave Mobilities studies entitled Mobilities, Literature and Culture Conference. Lancaster University, UK.
- May: Participant in international art exhibition in London, curated by Professor Andrew Stahl. Chair and convenor of associated discussion.
- June 18-21: Nordic Geographer’s Meeting. Theme: Geographies of Inequalities. Sweden. Kai’s paper will be performed on 19 June.
- August 16-18: International Visual Methods Conference: Visualising the City. Singapore Institute of Technology. Singapore.
- News: Award of Senior Fellowship, Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
- Underway (accepted without corrections): Chapter in publication Temps, Art et Cartographie. Representer les populations et les territoires en mouvement. Roughly Time, Art and Cartography. Representations of populations and territories in motion.
- 2017: Kai served as panel member for the International Commissions panel at Unlimited Arts panel, a £2 million, three-year programme that is a legacy of the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad.
- Underway (corrections accepted): Article on ‘productive antagonisms’ for Cultural Geographies In Practice in collaboration with Dr Alan Latham Senior Lecturer UCL Geography.
- Coming up: Artefacts for the Live Art Development Agency (LADA) Study Room Guide (online platform and PDF) exploring borders and live art. Curator: Alessandra Cianetti.
- 11 January 22:00hrs BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking: panel discussion on running as a cultural discourse.
- 12 January – 28 April : ROAM! ROAM! ROAM! exhibition (curator) with two artists, Leeds College of Art. Covered on Made In Leeds TV 18 January.
- January 20-21: Speaker, Singapore Open Media Art Festival. Coordinated by Urich Lau. Singapore-Korea exhibition and forum, including Professor Jae Hyun Lee, Seoul National University, Seoul and art historian Yow Siew Kah.
- RUN! RUN! RUN! Biennale 2016 #r3fest: 3 artist-runner-researchers X 3 events X 3 cities: Discussion 2-4pm Leeds November 21 + Screening 6-8pm London November 23 + Performances 6-9pm Cardiff November 24). With Annie Grove-White and Dr Carali McCall. Review of Leeds Leg by Dr David Hindley (Nottingham Trent University) Review of London Leg by Dr Matti Tainio (Aalto University, Finland)
- Tough Ultramarathons and Life on the Run in the ‘Mobility and Art’ section in Transfers, an international peer-reviewed journal. Transfers 6 (3): 130–37. Available: doi:10.3167/TRANS.2016.060311. Chief Editor: Gijs Mom, Eindhoven University of Technology. Exhibition editor: Fernanda Duarte, North Carolina State University. ISSN 2045-4813 (Print). ISSN 2045-4821 (Online)
- Interview. Performing Borders: Conversations on Live Art/ Crossings/ Europe. Curator: Alessandra Cianetti.