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Catch Your Breath Exhibition (London)

Tue 2 April @ 9:00 am - Fri 20 September @ 5:00 pm BST

Free

2 April – 20 September 2019, RCP London

Breathing isn’t just a bodily function. It allows us to speak, laugh and sing. It connects us to the outside world. It reflects our state of mind and can be consciously controlled. Breath has inspired art and literature. For many it has spiritual significance. The personal and cultural meaning of breathing goes beyond the simple act of keeping us alive.

Drawing on art, philosophy, anthropology, medical history, literature and music, this new exhibition combines research from the Life of Breath project and artist commissions with objects from the Royal College of Physicians collections and beyond, to show that breathing is so much more than a bodily function.

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Details

Start:
Tue 2 April @ 9:00 am
End:
Fri 20 September @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://catchyourbreath.org

Organisers

Life of Breath
Life of Breath

Venue

Royal College of Physicians
11 St Andrews Place
London, NW1 4LE United Kingdom
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Website:
www.rcplondon.ac.uk