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updates, exhibitions, news & articles by artist Michelle Rumney
Arts By the Sea 2017 video opening shot sandcastle labyrinth bottle maze by the pier installation

Plastic Beach at Arts by the Sea Festival

Day 1 & 2 highlights @artsbythesea @BBCSouthNews @Bournemouthecho @wave105radio @sammerrickmusic @bmouthofficial @I_Harriet pic.twitter.com/OJj6nzwXnx— Arts by the Sea Fest (@artsbythesea) October 17, 2017 Last weekend we were […]
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Installing 'Wonderland' at Bridport Arts

Taking Wonderland Apart 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' is just one of those books. It's intriguing, magical, and whimsical but also deep, complex and it works on […]
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Exhibitions: the 30 second rule

This exhibition 'Are We There Yet? Into the Labyrinth' at Lighthouse in Poole gave me time to reflect on how gallery visitors actually interact with […]
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photo showing close up of 'Untitled' artwork by Michelle Rumney at Lighthouse Poole's Centre for the Arts

'Untitled' - a crowd-titled experiment

The experiment While hanging the exhibition 'Are we there yet? Mapping the Labyrinth' at Lighthouse in Poole, I decided to leave one piece of work untitled and invite […]
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'The Illusion of Added Space', map pieces (Devon) & stitching on paper H48.5 x W38cm, Dorset, 2014

'The Illusion of Added Space'

Road Ways Since I learnt to drive, I've always carried a road atlas in the car, even though I rarely use one these days. As I used […]
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shortlisted titles in the competition to name an artwork, next to labyrinth collage by Michelle Rumney at Lighthouse Poole

And the winner/s is/are...

During my exhibition at Lighthouse in Poole in December, we ran an 'UNTITLED' competition  to title a piece of work. I'd deliberately left it 'Untitled' for […]
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Making 'The Islands'

I met Agnes Martin in 1994, when I was in New Mexico on a student exchange. She was kind enough to give me an hour […]
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Following Ariadne's Threads

Following, Leading & Looping A gorgeous world map in an old National Geographic Atlas - hopelessly out of date, but so full of colour and potential. […]
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