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Artist tour with Jayne Wilton
Sat 21 Sep 2019 @ 11:30 AM - 12:00 PMFree
Jayne Wilton will discuss the concept and processes behind her work exhibited within the Catch Your Breath exhibition. Wilton will discuss her collaboration with the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital rb&hArts Team that resulted in the etched copper plates, her collaboration with the Life of Breath project and how it resulted in the blown glass form: Breath which turns back towards itself, where she extended her focus from making visible the dynamics of the spent breath, to taking on the full breathing cycle. Wilton will also discuss her inspiration to create 3D prints of the breath, in particular Concern, which is exhibited in the Catch Your Breath exhibition.
The tour will be held in the Catch Your Breath exhibition on the 1st Floor. Suitable for all ages and abilities. However, children must be supervised by an adult.
This event is taking place on the Royal College of Physicians‘ Open House day, which will be the final opportunity for visitors to explore the Catch Your Breath exhibition in London before it makes its way to Bristol. You can book your place onto this event when it becomes live on the Royal College of Physicians Eventbrite page on Tuesday 20 August 2019.
Jayne Wilton is a visual artist who explores the breath the exchange between people and their environments. Her practice uses darkroom processes with drawing, photography, video and sound to capture the usually invisible trace of breath as it moves across a surface. She graduated with an MA from The Slade School of Fine Art in 2010 and has shown extensively in the UK and abroad. Previous collaborations include working with Physicist Peter Hobson at Brunel University during a Leverhulme funded residency (2012). During 2014, she was awarded an Arts Council Grant for the Arts to work with Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to visualise the breath of staff and patients with COPD. Jayne is currently collaborating with the Life of Breath project and was commissioned in 2016 by The Respiratory Lancet to create the 12 monthly Journal’s Covers for that year.
Catch Your Breath Programme for the Day
09:45 The Royal College of Physicians opens
09:45 – 17:00 Catch Your Breath exhibition is open
09:45 – 17:00 Open Studio with Jayne Wilton
10:30 – 11:30 Catch your Breath! artist workshop with Jayne Wilton
11:30 – 12:00 Catch Your Breath exhibition tour with curatorial team & Jayne Wilton
13:30 – 14:30 Catch your Breath! artist workshop with Jayne Wilton
14:30 – 15:00 Catch Your Breath exhibition tour with curatorial team
16:45 Last entry to the Royal College of Physicians
17:00 The Royal College of Physicians closes