REBECCA MARR photographer

On exhibition & upcoming

Shape of Farming online exhibition See here.

Orkney Photographica talk for the Flow Photofest, online 16 September free to book here.

image: Sandy Wylie, Orkney Library & Archive

Walking Lake Orcadie online exhibition and publication See here.

When the Grass dances

This year I am working on a collaborative project with poet Valerie Gillies getting to know the wild grasses of Scotland and gathering a new collection of work.

The project was awarded Creative Scotland funding.

All work is copyright of Rebecca Marr and cannot be used without permission.

updates below

Orkney Photographica online talk in FLOW photography festival

I will be presenting ‘Orkney Photographica’, an illustrated talk, as part of the FLOW photography festival on Thursday 16 September at 7:30pm. This free talk can be booked through Eventbrite here. Orkney is a place rich in photographic history, not only is there a wealth of Orkney based photographers stretching back to the early days … Continue reading

Toasting Cal

It was fun doing a shoot for the company TOAST with neighbour and writer Cal Flynn recently. The feature is now up on the TOAST website here. While I’m here a toast to Cal for getting to the Wainwright Nature Writing Shortlist for the Global Conservation Prize, winner announced in a week or so. And … Continue reading

The end of the shape

The Shape of Farming exhibition at the Kelp Store in Papay (Papa Westray, Orkney) ends this Sunday 22 August. I think that’s given Neil Rendall time to work out where the repeated and abstracted photographs of his farm were taken. Thank you to Jocelyn & Neil Rendall for allowing me to roam Holland farm. If … Continue reading

The Shape of Farming exhibition

A new show has just opened at the Kelp Store, Papay (Papa Westray), Orkney. It is a collaboration with Mark Jenkins through our partnership Kolekto. Unable to travel back to Papay during the preparation for the show (yes, you know why) we went back to initial photographs made before lockdown and started to look at … Continue reading

Papay Koinobori

Arriving at Papay airport early the other day, I went over to watch the windsock. Every now and then it would tilt down and I could see the sky through its funnel, it felt like a conversation. As I stood there trying to understand what the windsock was saying, I was unaware of the centuries … Continue reading

The Scottish Analogue Directory

Mhari Law of Island Darkroom in Lewis has set up a Scottish Analogue Directory. Great to see Orkney represented with Tomas Hermoso and Sarah Wylie, there will be others coming in too such as Ingrid Budge. It’s great to have a space where all the analogue camera and darkroom artists can be brought together. Here’s … Continue reading