Thursday 15 November 2007, 14.00-18.00 Friday 16 November 2007, 10.20-20.30 Saturday 17 November 2007, 10.20-20.30

Take a Deep Breath is a three-day interdisciplinary symposium that takes a fresh look at the cultural, social and scientific meanings of breathing. Recent environmental and ethical developments are calling for a rethinking of the value of breath and its manifestations in culture and beyond.The symposium explores contemporary ways of thinking about breathing and encourages dialogue between distinguished international participants from a wide range of disciplines by featuring talks, visual art projects, performances, film screenings, and musical events.

Participants include Steven Connor, Lise Autogena, Cornelia Parker, Jane Boston, Max Streicher, Katerina Gregos, Michael Clark, Nikos Navridis, Mark Cousins, Richard Craig and Mikhail Karikis.

Conceived and organized by Irini Marinaki, Martine Rouleau and Konstantinos Stefanis, London Consortium

For a full list of sessions and speakers please visit

Drinks receptions are kindly supported by Boutari Wines and Cypressa.

In collaboration with the London Consortium

Tate Modern Starr Auditorium £40 (£30 concessions), booking recommended Includes refreshments and entry to all events. For tickets book online or call 020 7887 8888.