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.
As our exhibition opens in London find out what to expect and how it differs from Durham.
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.
Many artists, including musicians, are inspired by the breath. We’ve had fun putting together a Spotify playlist of breath-related songs. You can
Tobacco, Tobacco, sing sweetly for Tobacco! Tobacco is like love, O love it. For you see I will prove it. by Tobias
The striking image we’ve used for the cover of this website is a still from my favourite item in the exhibition –
One of a curator’s hardest jobs is choosing what not to include in an exhibition. Our Breathing Books & Inspiring Incunabula sessions
These striking objects by Miriam Quick and Stefanie Posavec represent air pollution data.
One of the most powerful items in the Catch Your Breath exhibition can be found on the video reel in our central
There are a lot of artworks in our exhibition – from ancient cave paintings to original commissions – demonstrating the ways that
In our Durham exhibition you’ll see a reprint of a page from the graphic memoir Things To Do in a Retirement Home
‘Under the Surface’, a choral work by Toby Young and Jennifer Thorp inspired by Life of Breath research, has its Northern premiere
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?
If you are still wondering exactly what an exhibition about breath might be like, then look no further. This short photo tour
The opening of Catch Your Breath on 23 November 2018 coincided with Kids in Museums Takeover Day. Takeover Day is a celebration
In our Catch Your Breath exhibition there is a pair of shorts. To some they will just be a slightly grubby-looking pair
A key theme of the exhibition is that the way we breathe can change the way we feel. Here Kate Binnie (Senior Research