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Lent Art Installation 2020 'Pilgrimage' by Michelle Rumney at Southwark Cathedral

Candlelit Cathedral

Friday 6th March 2020 6-9pm Lent Art Installation at Southwark Cathedral Imagine a vast medieval space at night, lit by just the glow of its many […]
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'Pilgrimage' Southwark Cathedral Lent Art Installation 2020 preview

'Pilgrimage' Lent Art Installation 2020

 In the Year of Pilgrimage Southwark Cathedral reflects on the mediaeval practice of ‘Measuring to the Saint’ – Lent Art Installation 2020’ In mediaeval times, there […]
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Ali&En: a (new) Medieval-Modern Story

'Ali&En' by Julie Phillips An original short story, written for Week 3 of 'The Map of Mundi' exhibition at Lighthouse in Poole. During the exhibition I […]
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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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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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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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