REBECCA MARR photographer


See the After Orcadia exhibtion and publication website here.


A new collection made in collaboration with poet Valerie Gillies. Walk among the wild grasses of Scotland. See the collection here.

Grass greetings cards here


Walking Lake Orcadie exhibition and publication

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updates below

Festival film online tonight

Orkney International Science Festival are showing the film they commissioned of When the grass dances online tonight at 7:45pm BST. The film will be available to watch then and anytime afterwards here – Join me and my collaborator poet Valerie Gillies along with the naturalist John Crossley and the grasses of Orkney in a film made at … Continue reading

Exhibition- After Orcadia

I’m looking forward to the exhibition and book launch for After Orcadia tomorrow (Thursday) night. The exhibition is a collaboration with Mark Edmonds. The show runs at Northlight Gallery, Stromness from 02-15 September, open Monday to Saturday 11am-4pm. You can visit the exhibition and book website here. After Orcadia marks a return to an earlier … Continue reading


I’m delighted to have my photography featured in the latest journal by RIAS (Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland) alongside work by Gunnie Moberg and Antonia Thomas. The subject of the Summer issue is ‘Islands’ and Orcadian architect assistants Mirka Borek and Andrew Dennison took the theme of ‘shelter’ to weave a great article about … Continue reading

When the grasses talk

When The Grass Dances – Rebecca Marr and Valerie Gillies in conversation, at the Pier Arts Centre, Stromness on Tuesday 10th May at 7:30pm. Valerie will give readings from this collection of work that celebrates Scotland’s wild grasses, simultaneously Rebecca will project photographs of the grasses.  During the presentation the artists will share insights into their collaboration When the grass dances including their … Continue reading

Flagstones and Flotta

Some book news – three of my photographs have been published in the new Collins book by Pete Irvine Scotland the Best The Islands. Fellow Orkney photographer Ingrid Budge is also featured. Tim & Jessie at the spoots, Papay / Stanger Head, Flotta / a shy Old Man of Hoy And now a very different … Continue reading

World Poetry Day

To celebrate World Poetry Day here is Valerie Gillies On Drowsy Brae On Drowsy Brae ‘Whit are ye daein here, on Drowsy Brae?Letting the gress grow aneath ye, in amangthis saft brome, weel-kenned as sleepies?’ Forwandert, we’re doverin ower,takkin a rip o pluff-gress for a pillowwhaur it is nid-nod-nodding. Oor darg maks us sair forfochtenand … Continue reading

Artist Samantha Clark asks about the grasses

If you have ever been to Orkney you will know it is a landscape dominated by grassland. With few trees here, it’s the shimmering of grass that marks the movement of wind and sun, and its growth and decay colours the changing seasons. – Samantha Clark Valerie and I were delighted when Orkney based artist … Continue reading