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RCP Lates May
Thu 2 May 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMFree
On the first Thursday of the month the Royal College of Physicians Museum opens its doors for a series of free Museum Late events. Giving visitors the chance to experience more than 500 years of history at England’s oldest medical college.
During Catch Your Breath you can join a special curator-led tour and join in themed activities led by members of the Life of Breath project team and our collaborators.
The programme for Thursday 2 May incorporates art, dance and music with a fascinating talk and some dance taster sessions. There is no need to book for these sessions. Just book here for the whole evening and come along to as many as you like!
5.30-5.55pm: Dance Easy taster
6.45-7.15pm: Breath and Data talk
7.20-7.45pm: Dance Easy taster
Dance Easy: the role of dance for people who are breathless (with Sian Williams) – 5.30pm & 7.20pm
Join a taster dance session created with and for people who live with chronic breathlessness in Haringey. Come and have a go, and experience why we believe that dance can provide exercise for breathless people in a culturally familiar form, engage the entire body and change the language of engagement with a therapeutic programme.The session will be led by Siân Williams, dance leader for older people. Please wear loose clothing and flat shows (or shoes you can remove). There will be music!
Breath and Data (with Miriam Quick) – 6.45pm
Miriam will discuss the creative process behind two projects collaboratively created with Stefanie Posavec – Air Transformed (2015) which features in the London Catch Your Breath exhibition and Sleep Songs (2018) which was commissioned for the Durham exhibition. Miriam will explain how they transformed raw data into visual and musical artworks.