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’.
A summary of Catch Your Breath’s closing day at the Royal College of Physicians’ Open House with artist Jayne Wilton.
Films created by our writer-in-residence Christy Ducker in collaboration with filmmaker Kate Sweeney.
Project Officer Jade talks about North East-based artists Helen Collard and Alistair MacDonald’s art commission and installation ‘Ohmerometer II’.
Writer-in-Residence Christy Ducker writes about the poetry workshop process, and posts some of the public’s poems.
As part of her residency, Christy Ducker ran a series of writing workshops with Durham and Derwentside Breathe Easy.
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.
Listen to our breath-inspired Spotify playlist.
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.
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’.
Award-winning composer Toby Young discusses his creation of ‘Under the Surface’ with Jennifer Thorp.
Professor David Fuller explores the ways in which breath inspires the writing and performance of poetry and literature.
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
by Kate Binnie, Life of Breath Researcher A key theme of the exhibition is that the way we breathe can change the