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Later this month, the Breathe team – Dryden Goodwin and Invisible Dust Associate Producer Lucy Wood accompanied by clean air champion Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah CBE – are travelling to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Austrian World Summit on the 20th June in the Hofburg Palace, ...

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Austrian World Summit 2024

On Friday 14 June, Invisible Dust is hosting a closed roundtable in partnership with UCL Public Policy as part of our UCL funded ongoing enquiry around the artwork Breathe by Dryden Goodwin, produced by Invisible Dust. Artist and Professor Dryden Goodwin te...

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Interdisciplinary Roundtable: Making art ‘work’ in response to the air pollution crisis in our cities

Wild Eye, the art and nature programme celebrating Scarborough’s incredible wildlife and coastal environment, has launched a unique new sculpture at Scarborough Harbour. Wild Eye is a collaboration between Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Invisible Dust. The sculpture has been...

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WILD EYE: The Harbour

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Iced rivers and snowy light – these beautiful scenes are of Oulu in Finland. Oulu usually has snow from November until April, and local people welcome it as with snow comes the reflected light illuminating nature in their short daylight hours. However, the climate clock ...

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‘Climate Clock’ – Oulu Capital of Culture 2026 Flagship Project

Tania Kovats’ new artwork ‘MOONMOTH’ inspired by 17th Century naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian 25–26 May 2024 at Aviva Studios in Manchester For its 2024 edition, WOW (Women of the World) Festival invited Invisible Dust to curate a new...

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UnNatural History at WOW Festival Manchester: Tania Kovats’ MOONMOTH

For ‘Breathe’, artist Dryden Goodwin created over a thousand drawings of a five year old boy (his son) inhaling and exhaling air. Combining the drawings to create an animation, this showed the boy’s fluctuating breathing patterns, at some moments regular, and at others more la...

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Dryden Goodwin – Breathe

Wild Eye

Wild Eye is an inspiring nature and art project that brings together leading artists with great opportunities for people in the Scarborough and Whitby area and visitors to observe and engage with the outstanding wildlife found along the North Yorkshire coast.

As part of our Cinder Track project for Wild Eye, in October we worked with artist Emma Smith to host free drop-in wildlife workshops along Scarborough’s Cinder Track. Attendees discovered what wildlife lives there, as well as learning how to forage sustainably and build habit...

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WILD EYE: The Cinder Track

Wild Eye, the art and nature programme celebrating Scarborough’s incredible wildlife and coastal environment, has announced a proposal by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller for a marine wildlife watching station on Marine Drive.   Art is a way of staying in...

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Jeremy Deller proposes a new seawatching station for Marine Drive, Scarborough

AN EXCITING OUTDOOR ART AND NATURE PROJECT FOR THE NORTH YORKSHIRE COAST Wild Eye is an inspiring nature and art project that brings together leading artists with great opportunities for people in the Scarborough and Whitby area and visitors to observe and engage with the o...

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WILD EYE

Breathe by Dryden Goodwin

'Breathe' by Dryden going is on ongoing artwork series exploring air pollution, activism and animation.

“A great example of how art isn’t just there to entertain, but to educate us, too” Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on Breathe (Art Newspaper, Oct ‘23) Breathe, the multi-site public artwork by artist and UCL Professor Dryden Goodwin has since 2012 utilised highly-visi...

Dryden Goodwin’s ‘Breathe’: The role of public art in helping drive policy change around air pollution in cities globally

On the 10th anniversary of the passing of 9-year-old Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah – the first person in the world to have ‘air pollution’ listed as a cause of death – a new iteration of artist Dryden Goodwin’s iconic ‘Breathe’ animation was p...

Breathe for Ella – South Bank, London

Dryden Goodwin’s Breathe:2022 reached its crescendo at the Lewisham Old Town Hall, Catford – lighting up the night sky for two weeks from 30th November – 18th December 2022. Produced by Invisible Dust for We Are Lewisham, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan’s London Boro...

Dryden Goodwin’s Breathe:2022 – Finale Public Projection

An extraordinary animation co-created by over 130 Lewisham Secondary pupils Premiering 30th November – Projected on the side of the Old Town Hall Catford! For Lewisham Borough of Culture 2022, artist Dryden Goodwin and Invisible Dust are working with more tha...

Drawing Breath Schools Commission for Lewisham Borough of Culture

“Art is a way of making the invisible visible, that’s why I’m part of this project. It’s about awareness, about getting everybody on board. Politicians say people aren’t ready, but they are ready. We can’t go back, there’s no turning back now – it’s a red alert, it’s a public ...

Breathe:2022 by Dryden Goodwin

‘Human Sensor LDN’ by artist Kasia Molga, is a large-scale digital and performance artwork that explores Londoners’ daily exposure to air pollution through a combination of cutting-edge wearable technology and dance. Wired up to a series of breathing and air pollution data sen...

Kasia Molga – Human Sensor LDN

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Forecast 2023

What is shaping how you think about the planet’s future? On Friday 19th May at City Hall as part of the Sea Change season, Invisible Dust will present Forecast 2023.  Listen to the podcast here.

From the Journal

30.04.2024

Jeremy Deller proposes a new seawatching station for Marine Drive, Scarborough

08.05.2024

British Council Malaysia Human Nature delegation

13.06.2024

An interview with Alice Sharp on climate change and contemporary art

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