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January 2018

Singing for Lung Health (Bristol)

Wed 10 January 2018 @ 1:00 pm - Tue 31 December 2019 @ 2:00 pm GMT
Free

Every Wednesday 1:00pm, Bristol

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May 2019

Singing for Lung Health (South Shields)

Mon 20 May @ 12:45 pm - Mon 16 December @ 2:15 pm BST
St Hilda’s Church, Market Place
South Shields, NE33 1DX United Kingdom
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Every Monday, 12.45pm, South Shields

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September 2019

Catch Your Breath Exhibition (Bristol)

Wed 25 September @ 10:00 am - Wed 25 December @ 5:00 pm BST
Free

Autumn 2019, Southmead Hospital

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December 2019

Catch Your Breath @ Stockton Central Library

Mon 2 December - Mon 9 December
Stockton Central Library, Church Road
Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1TU United Kingdom
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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, ... Read more...

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Catch Your Breath @ Middlesbrough Library

Mon 9 December - Fri 13 December
Middlesbrough Central Library, Victoria Square
Middlesbrough, TS1 2AY United Kingdom
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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, ... Read more...

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Catch Your Breath: a poetry workshop

Tue 10 December @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT
Middlesbrough Central Library, Victoria Square
Middlesbrough, TS1 2AY United Kingdom
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Join poet Christy Ducker for a writing workshop inspired by Life of Breath’s Catch Your Breath exhibition. We will write in response to art and ideas from around the world, thinking about breath and respiratory health in new ways. Expect to play with breath in ... Read more...

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January 2020

Breathing Like a Girl

Thu 16 January 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm GMT
Bristol Central Library, College Green
Bristol, BS1 5TL United Kingdom
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The conflict between objective and subject measurements of respiratory health has been a recurring theme of the Life of Breath project. The changing history of measuring breathlessness and the values we compare these measurements by can often indicate a disjunct ... Read more...

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The Book of Jo

Sat 25 January 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT
Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road
Bristol, BS3 1TF United Kingdom
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The Book of Jo looks at what happens when life falls apart. How can we maintain hope when the worst happens? And why do bad things happen anyway? A woman faced with a rare and random terminal diagnosis sits in the ... Read more...

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Tobacco: Shape Shifting Substance from South America

Fri 31 January 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm GMT
Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road
Bristol, BS3 1TF United Kingdom
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What have been some of the relationships between tobacco and people, past and present and worldwide?  What happens when these different relationships are brought into dialogue with one another?  From its evolutionary origins and ‘deep history’ among indigenous communities in South ... Read more...

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February 2020

The Body Says It

Thu 20 February 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm GMT
Bristol Central Library, College Green
Bristol, BS1 5TL United Kingdom
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In this talk, Life of Breath researcher and anthropologist Dr Alice Malpass will explore how bodily sensations of breathlessness come to be measured as a symptom. She describes the mis-match between the language used in research and clinics with the ... Read more...

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