The Running Line by Julian Germain
The Running Line is the world’s longest photographic display, a spectacular sculptural installation created by the photographer Julian Germain. It is composed entirely of photographs taken at the 2006 BUPA Great North Run.
Over 139,000 images have been collected from spectators, runners, their friends and families, participating celebrities, local schools, international media, official race photographers, event workers and volunteers.
Placed end to end these images create The Running Line which, at 13.1 miles, is the same length as the BUPA Great North Run itself. The extraordinary installation forms a trail around Saltwell Park, Gateshead, culminating in a specially constructed dome, giving visitors a unique insight into the many thousands of individual journeys made on that day.
Saltwell Towers will house an exhibition of photographs selected from the thousands donated and a commemorative book can be bought at the exhibition, on our website www.greatnorthculture.org and at the bookshop at Baltic.
Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead NE9 5AX
Open from dusk til dawn, Friday 21 September to Sunday 21 October. Free entry
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