Running to Flight

Go to the start point outside Chalkwell Hall in the middle of the park. The app will begin to direct you on your journey. Listen carefully and follow the instructions given by the narrator. Running to Flight is a new locative artwork by Rosie Poebright. Sound design is by Duncan Speakman and additional programming by Tarim.

ARTIST: Rosie Poebright

Rosie is a digital artist, an experience architect and real-world game designer. Her work is guided by a simple mission: to make beautiful, genuinely moving experiences that put the participants at the centre of the action. To do this she uses a powerful mix of tools – most importantly theatre, gaming, and digital technology. As Co-Founder and Creative Director of playful experience agency Splash & Ripple she works across live events (multi-location theatrical street games), downloadable storygames and long term installed adventures in museums and heritage sites. Rosie has designed digital artworks, playful happenings and real world games for 8 years. She’s made award winning theatrical street games for Hide & Seek and Igfest in the UK, and learned the fundamentals of visceral storytelling working as writer and director for Slingshot for their citywide zombie chase game 2.8 hours later. Rosie is currently a resident artist at the Pervasive Media Studio at the Watershed in Bristol UK where she is an alumnus of the REACT heritage sandbox programme. In 2014 she was an artist in the British Council’s international Playable City programme, and in 2015 a participant in future-storytelling lab Forward/Story in Costa Rica.

HOW TO: This is a sound app best experienced with headphones with a GPS ‘Play in the Park’ mode and a ‘Play at Home’ mode. Make sure to switch your GPS on in the park.

Currently Running to Flight is only available to download on Android phones. We also run regular NetPark tours with free iPads hire, contact us on for more details.

NOTES: This project Android 4 KitKat or higher.

Many of the apps use GPS on your phone, make sure that GPS is switched on. On iPhone or iPad go to SETTINGS > PRIVACY > LOCATION SERVICES > ON On Android go to SETTINGS > MORE > LOCATION > ON