Local Identifier(s)

OC/2021/B/3 (local reference number)


2004 (is coverage date of)

Access status



Scope and Content

Records relating to Shy Yang's Breathe residency at the Chinese Arts Centre, including documentation of his performances at the Centre, Bluecoats and Holden Gallery. 

Record Resource Extent

315.5 MB (2 digital files and 3 folders)


The records are arranged into sets following the original order of the subfolders of the original folder. 


This record set represents the folder: 'David - Breathe Folder\Shu_Yang' which was held in a back-up of files managed by the Centre's Residency Coordinator, (ACC/2021/1). 

A subfolder labelled 'Shu yang web' was appraised as it contained reduced version of images already held in the folder. 

Management and Use

Conditions of Access

Access to the records are currently restricted while they are processed. Records containing personal data are closed to researchers under the Data Protection Act (2018). Accessible surrogates of the records are available to researchers for private non-commercial use in the CFCCA Library by appointment.

Conditions of Use

Records which are the copyright of the Centre are available for non-commercial private research until restricted under other UK legislation.

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (has creator)
Hancock, David, artist (has creator)
Shu, Yang, (b.1969), curator, artist (has creator)

Related Places

Manchester (has creator)

Related Terms

still images (has or had some members with content of type)
Series (has record set type)
Restricted (has access status)



This record set was processed in 2021 as part of the 'Multicultural Heritage at the Crossroad: Organisational Resilience, Institutional Archive and Multicultural Voices' project with support from London Metropolitan University.

Rules or conventions

Our archival collections have been catalogued following the International Standard of Archival Description (ISAD(G)) and principles of Records in Context (RiC). The library collection has been documented following the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) standard and the International Standard for Bibliographic Description (ISBD). Subject terms for the collections have been taken from the Resource Description Access (RDA) values which are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License; the National Archives’ PRONOM online registry of technical information; IANA media types. MIME types; Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)® and Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® which are made available under the ODC Attribution License.