REBECCA MARR photographer

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I’m delighted to announce that my husband Mark Jenkins, filmmaker, and I have set up a working partnership called KOLEKTO. Visit our site here.

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Silver grass at the Edge

I’m happy to be exhibiting in Solisquoy Printmakers’ latest show ‘Edge’ at Northlight Gallery in Stromness. The show runs 22 September to 3 October. The print I’ll be showing is one of a series of single edition grass collagraphs. I’ve been thinking about grasses a fair bit for a future project suggested by poet Valerie … Continue reading

Secret Seashore at the Science Festival

I’ll be part of a quartet of shore fans taking part in the family workshops ‘Secret Seashore’ at Stromness Museum this Sunday as part of the Orkney International Science Festival. WORKSHOP: SECRET SEASHORE – THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT SEAWEEDS, LIMPETS AND BARNACLES Sunday 9th September 1pm-4pm Watch and listen in to life in a … Continue reading

On the Orkney Shore

Image: Gunnie Moberg from her Shore series. Gunnie Moberg Archive, Orkney Library & Archive I’m looking forward to talking about Gunnie Moberg’s shore photographs at a talk at Stills Gallery next Monday August 20th. Details from Stills Gallery below: Please join us to learn more about the Orcadian artists in our Festival exhibition; Gunnie Moberg … Continue reading

Nature & Photography walk in Hoy

Join me for a camera walk in Hoy with naturalist, and author of the Orkney Book of Wild Flowers, Tim Dean. FRIDAY 17 AUGUST 10:30 – 4:30 Booking essential. Email hoyheritage[at]btinternet[dot]com for details or contact me here. This event ties in with the 10am Stromness – Moaness ferry returning 4:30pm run by Orkney Ferries. Booking advised. Images: … Continue reading

Ebb & Flow

I’m looking forward to speaking about seaweed and its connections to the social history of Orkney at an evening in Hoy Kirk Heritage Centre on Friday 1 June. I’m planning to take 10 seaweeds and untangle what they reveal about the connections between people and the sea.    

Breathing clouds in Papay

The clouds from the exhibition Lift have drifted off to Papa Westray and landed in Bowman’s Gallery, a new exhibition space in the vestibule of the refurbished Papa Westray Hostel. A big thank you to Jonathan Ford Papay Ranger who installed the show (and took the photograph above). The photograph second from the right is … Continue reading

Departing clouds and oncoming cure-alls

Thank you to Orkney Museum for the opportunity to show the Lift exhibition and to my fellow artists Ingrid Budge and Alan Watson. I’m looking forward to showing with Ingrid again in August 2019 at The Exhibition Room, The Old Library, Kirkwall. We are returning to the Flora Orcadensis theme and I will be concentrating … Continue reading