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updates, exhibitions, news & articles by artist Michelle Rumney
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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', 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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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Following, Leading & Looping A gorgeous world map in an old National Geographic Atlas - hopelessly out of date, but so full of colour and potential.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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'The Road to Tobemory', a mixed media contemporary artwork by Michelle Rumney in the form of a 7-Circuit Labyrinth, Scottish road atlas pages on paper, photo showing a detail view of the artist's finished unframed work

The Road to Tobermory

In the second of the labyrinth series, I started with a large scale UK road atlas I've had for years. These days my iphone often […]
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'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 7 Path Labyrinth',, mixed media contemporary art, book pages on paper, 163 x 163 cm, 2012

Into the Labyrinth...

For years I've been fascinated by labyrinths. Maybe it's because the myth of the minotaur sends shivers down this Taurean's spine. Maybe it's because they're […]
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