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updates, exhibitions, news & articles by artist Michelle Rumney
'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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999 Miles - The Road to Venice

For years, I've wanted to attend the Venice Biennale. Or just go to Venice, period. There are many reasons and I could justify this goal in […]
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