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updates, exhibitions, news & articles by artist Michelle Rumney
poster for free medieval mapping workshop at St Marys Swansea 6 October 2018

Mapping workshop - Medieval-Style?

Don't miss our free StThomasWay Medieval Mapping Workshop - this Saturday 6th October 11am - 12:30am. What is it? A fun and active mapping workshop exploring our […]
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Title frame from 1 min film on Michelle Rumney Contemporary Dorset Makers from Culture+ The Arts Development Company

Featured in a Culture+ Film

Interview by Laura Mulhearn of Culture+ for the Contemporary Dorset Makers series: What projects are you working on now? I’ve been exploring medieval ideas, making artwork in […]
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St Thomas Way work in progress - lengths of string hanging in studio

How Long is Your Piece of String?

Measuring is Connecting Yesterday, I measured three people with string - from the crown of each of their heads to the tips of their toes. Since […]
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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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'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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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Following, Leading & Looping A gorgeous world map in an old National Geographic Atlas - hopelessly out of date, but so full of colour and potential.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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image of 1872 edition of Alice in Wonderland - deconstructed in artist Michelle Rumney's studio

Only Half the Story?

I've been breaking up books again. This time though, it was a tough decision to follow through on. A risk. Totally out of my comfort […]
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