Reflecting on the success of this exhibition, particularly what went well and what could be improved was always an important part of
Read the evaluation of the writer-in-residence programme we ran alongside the Durham exhibition.
View presentations from Life of Breath researchers, drawing on a range of different perspectives, including the lived experience of breathlessness, patient accounts of healthcare, concepts of ‘normal’.
The Bristol exhibition team highlight the themes of Catch Your Breath at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.
RCP’s Katie Birkwood (Rare Books & Special Collections Librarian) and Felix Lancashire (Assistant Archivist) discuss their favourite objects of the London exhibition.
Explore this unique version of the Catch Your Breath exhibition and its collections at the Royal College of Physicians, London.
Life of Breath researcher, music therapist & mindful yoga therapist Kate Binnie discusses her recorded piece ‘The Soundscape’.
Theatre maker Viv Gordon explains how she came to create her theatre work The Book of Jo.
In response to the London version of the Catch Your Breath exhibition, two RCP fellows, Nigel Cooke and Noel Snell decided to
North East based filmmaker Matt James Smith discusses the changing process behind his short film ‘Still/Breathing’, commissioned for Catch Your Breath by Life of Breath.
Find out why we chose ‘Catch Your Breath’ as the name for this exhibition.
After two years of preparation and four busy months, our Durham exhibition draws to a close this week. Curator David Wright reflects.
Project Manager Sarah looks at some of the work by Life of Breath researcher Prof Andrew Russell.
‘Johanna Under The Ice’ by Ian Derry is both beautiful and terrifying.
One of the curator’s hardest jobs is choosing what not to include in an exhibition. Find out what we couldn’t include from Palace Green Library’s archives.
These striking objects by Miriam Quick and Stefanie Posavec represent air pollution data.
Project Manager Sarah talks about the Life of Breath commissioned film ‘Still/Breathing’ by Matt Smith.
How can we make the invisible visible?
Brian Callendar on Aneurin Wright’s graphic medicine novel ‘Things To Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park… When You’re 29 and Unemployed’.
Professor David Fuller explores the ways in which breath inspires the writing and performance of poetry and literature.
Spirometers, like other medical technologies, need a definition of ‘normal’ to quantify ‘abnormal’. But how reliable is this baseline?
A photo tour of Catch Your Breath at Palace Green Library, Durham (24 November 2018 to 17 March 2019).
A video tour of Catch Your Breath at Palace Green Library in Durham by Coxhoe Primary School on Kids in Museums Takeover Day.
by Sarah McLusky, Project Manager In our Catch Your Breath exhibition there is a pair of shorts. To some they will just