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Bedwyr Williams, 'Phizogs' (2018) Photo by Jim Wileman

Simon Pope, 'Wassailing the microbial ecology of cider-making', Halstow, near Tedburn St. Mary, 18 January 2020

Artist Simon Pope with the Wassail event

Contemporary art

RAMM’s dynamic contemporary art programme is an expression of its vision: Home to a Million Thoughts.

 

RAMM received additional investment from Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation funding in 2018 to develop contemporary art activity in response to the museum’s collections.

We are encouraging and inspiring new interpretations of RAMM and its collections by working with artists to create new work. Art work by internationally-renowned contemporary artists is displayed in exhibitions and within the permanent  displays whilst our building and the stories that relate to collections are stimulating commissions by artists in Exeter and across the UK.

 

We are also working in collaboration with local visual arts partners such as Exeter Phoenix   and Arts & Culture at the University of Exeter to develop contemporary art projects involving our communities inspired by RAMM’s collections and a range of themes including Ornamentation, Migration and Untold Stories.

 

Bedwyr Williams 

In 2018 RAMM commissioned internationally acclaimed Bedwyr Williams who took over the Queen Street Entrance with his work Phizogs 

Bringing his renowned surreal sense of humour to bear, Bedwyr populated the Queen Street foyer with an array of human faces all found on artefacts in RAMM’s collections. After decades of being examined in glass showcases, the objects had a chance to get their own back by studying the visitors.

 

 

 

Ornamentation – January to March 2019

 

 

Criminal Ornamentation: Yinka Shonibare curates the Arts Council Collection

19 Jan to 17 March 2019

This intriguing touring exhibition included eye-popping art ranging from film to fashion and ceramics and fashion. Celebrated British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare chose works that surprise and dazzle. From a sequined dress by Alexander McQueen to nineteenth-century wallpaper by William Morris, there were more than 100 works by 50 artists including Andy Goldsworthy, Sarah Lucas, Sonia Boyce, Susan Derges, Mona Hatoum, David Nash, Bridget Riley and Yinka himself.

Criminal ornamentation

Migration Theme – spring to winter 2019

Heinrich & Palmer

Artists Heinrich & Palmer were commissioned to create a new video work titled Aerial inspired by the migration theme for the exhibition Birds without Borders in 2019. It starts with a flight over Arctic landscapes and ends by looking in detail at a single feather. The artists Heinrich and Palmer produced Aerial by using point cloud data from a CT scan of a feather and 3D laser scans of each of the birdsThey explained their making process as:

‘Our starting point for exploring the fourteen migratory birds was the idea of journey.  The medium has enabled us to animate a series of flight paths through the group of birds, creating new juxtapositions between species. Aerial developed out of the editing process: the slow process of exploring the point clouds revealed unexpected qualities unique to the birds.  There is a dynamism to their forms, captured in freeze frame by skilful taxidermy, but transformed again into luminous bodies which appear to dance around each other in combinations that can only exist within this diorama.’

The soundtrack developed specifically for the film, and showing on the monitor in the “In Fine Feather” gallery, weaves recordings of wind together with orchestral elements specially composed and mixed to express the balletic moves and potential dramas playing out between the different birds.  In this virtual world these lifeless birds are able to soar beyond the borders imposed by their apparent stillness.” 

In this short video they describe the inspiration and process of making the work.

Landscapes were created using open source data provided by Norwegian Mapping Authority. ©Kartverket, www.kartverket.no.

 

To show the commission by artists Heinrich and Palmer


‘Aerial’ (2019) 4k video by Heinrich and Palmer in Birds without Borders exhibition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Heinrich & Palmer

Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer have worked in collaboration since the early 1990s.   Their practice crosses disciplines and employs a range of media including installation, intervention, large-scale projection, film and photography. Many of their projects evolve through a process of research or collaboration with people from other disciplines such as architects, engineers, programmers and fabricators.

Recent work includes Ship of the Gods, commissioned by Absolutely Cultured for ‘Urban Legends: Northern Lights’ and shown at Hull Minster; The Ripple Effect, a Trust New Art Commission for Lacock Abbey; Floe, a large-scale projection commissioned for Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and Travelling Light commissioned for the National Railway Museum and Illuminating York 2016. www.heinrichpalmer.co.uk

Preston Street Union

Exeter-based artists Preston Street Union (PSU) were commissioned in Autumn 2018 to produce two new commissions inspired by RAMM’s theme of migration. PSU use social, collaborative processes to create participatory and performative artwork.

A commission inspired by RAMM's wool industry

Serge/Surge by Preston Street Union on 28 May 2019 (photo credit: Jon England)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch the documentary video of ‘Surge/Serge'(2019)

Anyone may come or go 15 Feb to 29 March in the Making History galleries

Focused on Exeter’s historic wool trade, Preston Street Union investigated the flow of people, artefacts and ideas that enabled the city to prosper. At the height of the wool industry, traders wrapped lengths of fabric for export in elaborate parcels known as tillets. The tillets were decorated with ornate, specially commissioned prints, which acted as a branding device. While some of these sizeable wooden printing blocks can be seen in the RAMM collection, no known examples of complete tillet wrappers have survived, and so their construction and use is a matter of some speculation.

Working with the RAMM Collections and new research gathered by local historian Dr. Michael A Patrick, Preston Street re-imagined a tillet wrapper marked with a collectively created contemporary design that draws attention to the creative industries. The block from which the design is printed was carved using traditional techniques by Saena Ku. The wrapper encloses a 15-metre length of red woollen cloth that was previously used by Preston Street Union in the work SERGE/SURGE, a series of live actions around Exeter’s city wall in 2019, commissioned by RAMM.

A paper print of the design was distributed throughout Exeter and beyond in a contemporary act of trade and distribution, inviting reflection on the theme of migration.

Brendan Barry

Exeter-based photographer Brendan Barry was commissioned to work with a young carers group in Devon and create new work inspired by RAMM’s collections. The resulting display was titled Handle with Care.

South West Commission

In February 2019 RAMM announced its new South West Commission

Bristol-based artist Bryony Gillard was selected  to explore Amelia Warren Griffiths’ seaweed collection and its connection with contemporary ideas and conversations. She was also inspired by feminist philosophers and scientists in a new moving-image artwork which featured in the exhibition Sea Garden.

Sea Garden

16 November 2019 to 26 January 2020

Artists: Claude Cahun, Jo Crook, Dorothy Cross, Susan Derges, Bryony Gillard, Mollie Goldstrom & William Arnold, Sarah Gordon, Ingela Ihrman, Mikhail Karikis, Sarah Rose, Lucy Skaer

The exhibition, unique to RAMM, presented contemporary art that explored our close relationship with marine life – specifically seaweed. Many of the works addressed a tension between nature and culture: between the living algae on the shoreline and dried seaweed specimens carefully preserved by the museum.

Sea Garden was intentionally international: the ocean has no border. From Devon to the North Pacific via Ireland and the West Coast of the USA, the themes suggested in the artworks placed the local within the international.

By setting-up dialogues between artwork made by artists in the 21st century, Sea Garden created interconnected themes of algae collecting, feminism, and environmentalism that questioned how we relate to each other and, in turn, the natural world. Seen together, these thought-provoking artworks expressed the artists’ intimate relationship with their environment.

Watch a short introduction to the exhibition

 

Watch interviews with exhibiting artists

 

 

 

Sea Garden exhibition overview

Exhibition overview showing the artworks (photo credit: Rhodri Cooper)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

Simon Pope and Wassailing

RAMM was a partner on a project with the artist Simon Pope titled Wassailing the microbial ecology of cider-making with an event at Halstow, near Tedburn St. Mary on 18 January 2020

“Here’s to thee Old Apple Tree,” we declaim to the apple tree, every year on Old Twelfth Night, as part of traditional wassail celebrations.
But who else takes part in cider-making? What of the fungi forming symbiotic relationships with the trees’ root systems? And what of the yeasts, living “wild” on the apple skins, that are vital to the fermentation process?
This new type of wassail celebrated this microbial ecology
This was the culmination of Simon Pope’s latest project in Devon, exploring the relationships between microbial ecology and human community. Pope has worked in close-collaboration with folk singer-songwriter Jim Causley, and ceramic artist Abigail North to produce a new folk song and experimental wassail bowl that will be presented at this public performance. This work was informed by a series of hands-on workshops at Grays Farm Cider, with participants specializing in cider-making, ecology, folk traditions, and local food culture.
It was a partnership with Grays Farm Cider and The University of Toronto, funded by the Social Science & Humanities Research Council in Canada and Arts Council England.

Michelle Williams Gamaker 

The Silver Wave, by critically-acclaimed moving image and performance artist, Michelle Williams Gamaker, has been commissioned by RAMM to celebrate this year’s theme of ‘Untold Stories’. Inspired by objects from the Arctic region in RAMM’s collection, it tells the story of Ada Blackjack, an Iñupiat woman from Nome, Alaska, who became the sole survivor of a doomed expedition to Russia’s Wrangel Island, in the Arctic Ocean, between the Chukchi Sea and East Siberian Sea. The explorers were hoping to claim the island for the British Empire, but as the four men Ada travelled with fell ill and eventually died or disappeared in an attempt to seek help, she was left alone on the island. Ada’s diary of this ill-fated voyage, are filled with thoughts of her young son Bennet, who she had had to leave behind in a care home. Extracts from this diary provide the dialogue to the film read by Iñupiat poet and writer Carrie Ayagaduk Ojanen, from the Ugiuvamiut tribe. The work will be displayed in the World Cultures galleries from October 2020.

 

 

Covid-19 Commission

Amy Shelton Biophilia: The Exeter Florilegium

RAMM launched a Covid-19 commission in April 2020. The commission was selected by open competition from a range of submissions from artists living or working in Exeter by the selection panel Peter Randall-Page, sculptor; Julien Parsons, Head of Collections at RAMM and Lara Goodband. The Biophilia: The Exeter Florilegium by Amy Shelton will be shown at the museum in 2021.

Biophilia: The Exeter Florilegium by Exeter-based artist, Amy Shelton, is an artwork created from a unique herbarium collection of pressed plant specimens that Shelton has been meticulously compiling on daily walks in Exeter. The new artwork will record spring and summer through wildflowers collected between March and October 2020, coinciding with the restrictions imposed by Covid-19. Biophilia: The Exeter Florilegium will also include pressed flowers contributed by staff and patients from the Royal Devon & Exeter hospital as well as specimens contributed from the gardens and window boxes of people self-isolating.

 

 

Seeds Commission

Léonie Hampton A Language of Seeds

A Language of Seeds will be created by Devon-based artist and photographer, Léonie Hampton of Still/Moving.

Hampton’s commission will explore RAMM’s collection of seeds and herbarium sheets in dialogue with her own photographs of seed experiments, the garden and family. Creating a ‘story about love, growth, family and the archaic wisdom of plants’ the new artwork will place Hampton’s photographs of living and growing plants alongside that of the collected, dried seeds in the museum.

Léonie Hampton said, ‘I feel very lucky to have been given this opportunity by RAMM to work closely with their extraordinary collection of seeds. The seeds are little pods of wisdom and magic that inspire awe. I intend to challenge our tech-based growth-obsessed society through the lens of taking care of a garden and its nourishing forms of growth. The archaic wisdom that emanates from seeds can root us to our present from our past and is a means to discover an urgent, sustainable, reciprocal approach to life in earth.’

The new series of photographs will be shown adjacent to the exhibition Seedscapes : Future-Proofing Nature from 6 February to 2 May 2021.

 

2021

Naomi Frears

To coincide with Naomi Frears’s solo show at Exeter Phoenix, RAMM has commissioned the artist to create new work inspired by Untold Stories in the collections with a focus on sleeves. Intersecting the worlds of high fashion and work wear, sleeves bring together Frears’ interests in gesture and everyday choreography. Her research and observation of the costume collections in store have provided the catalyst for this new intervention in the Courtyard Case. Due to coronavirus closures, we’re now planning to show this new work in April 2021.

Naomi Frears (born 1963) lives and works in St Ives, Cornwall and is based in the historic Porthmeor Studios. Recent solo exhibitions include New Work at Beaux Arts, London; The Picture Room, Newlyn Art Gallery; Kestle Barton, Cornwall as well as a commission for Groundwork, CAST, Cornwall in 2018. She received her BA (Hons) from Sunderland College of Art in 1986 and has shown widely throughout the UK since. Alongside her personal practice she has curated a variety of exhibitions, residencies and events for organisations such as Tate, Newlyn Gallery, Groundwork, Kestle Barton and Falmouth School of Art. Her work appears regularly on the cover of London Review of Books.

Joy Gregory 

RAMM has invited acclaimed contemporary artist Joy Gregory to create a new artwork. The piece will be displayed as part of an exhibition which will explore how the transatlantic slave trade and its legacy permeates Devon and Exeter’s social infrastructure to this day.Originally planned for 2020, the Covid-19 emergency and lockdown have forced a postponement until Autumn 2021.

The new artwork will be informed by the artist’s experience of working with the curators at RAMM and the museum’s collections, the advisory panel to this exhibition and local residents.

 

Artist Joy Gregory at RAMM

Joy Gregory at RAMM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you are interested in showing work at RAMM please read the information Exhibiting with RAMM and post or email proposals to Anne Starkey (Exhibitions Officer), RAMM Offices, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, EXETER EX4 3LS

If you would like to know more about the Contemporary Art Programme please contact Lara Goodband [email protected]

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The Hirer shall be liable to pay the Council’s costs of so doing save to the extent they are recouped by the Council from any sale of the goods and/or equipment. (b) If the Hirer shall continue his/her occupation of the venue or any part thereof after the designated period of hire for which he/she engaged the same, he/she shall pay such additional hire fees as may be deemed appropriate by the venue management. The Hirer shall also, in addition, be responsible for any loss or damage occasioned by the Council for exceeding the designated times. The designated times being those booked by the Hirer and stated in the letter of confirmation. 6 Sufficient staff shall be provided by the Hirer to supervise properly the function in the venue or any part thereof as the venue management shall, in their absolute discretion determine. 7 The Council’s officers and servants are not permitted, under any circumstances, to accept gratuities of any kind. 8 (a) The Hirer shall not use the venue or any part thereof for the performance in public of any dramatic or musical work or for the delivery in public of any lectures in which copyright subsists without the consent of the owner of the said copyright. The Hirer shall indemnify the Council against all sums of money, which the Council may have to pay by reason of any infringement of copyright occurring during the whole of such time as the venue or any part thereof is being used by the Hirer. (b) The Hirer shall comply with the provisions of the Children and Young Persons Act. 9 (a) The hirer shall not be entitled to grant sound, television broadcasting or filming rights without the prior written consent of the venue management. 10 (a) Smoking is not allowed in any part of the venue. 11(a) In accordance with RAMM's responsibility under the Data Protect Act 1998 the information you provide will be held in an Exeter City Council database for the purpose of fulfilling your venue hire arrangements.  It will not be used for any other purpose unless you opt in to receiving communications from RAMM. 12 (a) a 50% non-refundable deposit is required to be paid upon booking and the remaining 50% one month before the event.

Guided Group Visits, Guided School Activity and External Talk Bookings

(1)    The term ‘Organiser’ in these conditions shall be taken to mean the person, persons, or body incorporate making an application to book a guided visit/guided activities/external talk for any organisation or school (private or public) and any part thereof. (2)    The term ‘museum specialist’ may refer to a RAMM staff member or a volunteer. (3)    The term ‘Council’ refers to Exeter City Council. (4)    The term ‘Guided Group Visits’ includes all tours and talks attended at RAMM that are delivered by a museum specialist. (5)    The term ‘Guided School Activity’ includes all visits to RAMM by educational organisations that are guided by a museum specialist.  It does not include self-led school visits to the museum (6)    The term ‘External Talk’ refers to talks that are delivered by a museum specialist to a group of people at a venue that the Organiser has booked (7)    Payment
  • A 50% deposit is required to be paid upon booking where the overall charge is greater than £100
  • Should the organiser cancel the booking within 28 days of the date of the visit then 50% of the total fee shall be forfeited/requested.
  • Unless you are a school requesting payment via the issue of an invoice, the total cost/balance of payment for the booking must be made in full 14 days before the date of the visit.  Failure to do so may result in the booking being cancelled.
(8)    Cancellation
  • We reserve the right to cancel at any time any booking should the venue be closed in consequence of any public calamity, epidemic, fire, act of God, war (or its consequences), or the premises is not available for the purpose of the booking in consequence if any reason of any combination or any strike or lock-out of any workman interfering with the efficient working of the premises, or from any cause whatsoever not within the control of, or not occasioned by default of, the council
  •  The Council’s decision upon the above matters shall be final and conclusive, and in such circumstances the organiser shall not be entitled to any compensation as a consequence, but any charge for guided visits or guided school activities previously paid will be refunded
  • The Council reserves the right to terminate any booking in the event of the organiser or officers of the organisation/school committing a breach or failure to observe or perform any of the regulations or conditions
(9)    Capacity The maximum capacity of each guided group visit or guided school activity at RAMM will be stated and agreed on the booking provisional and confirmations email. Failure of the organiser to keep to the limit, depending on the number of additional participants, will result in one or a combination of:
  • The guided visit or guided school activity not going ahead
  • The additional participants being excluded from taking part
  • Agreement that the guided visit or guided school activity experience will be compromised in terms of the enjoyment/learning outcomes that will be derived by the participants
  • An additional charge will be requested.
(10) Public Liability Insurance The Council shall not be liable for any accident or injury sustained by the organiser or any person present in the venue or any part thereof arising from the negligence or default of the organiser and his organisation’s officers. Visits by the public to any Council premises is covered by £25,000,000 liability insurance [PDF]. (11) Risk Assessment Guidance for Guided School Visits Supervision One teacher must be QTS accredited (Qualified Teacher Status) and there must also be an additional teacher to circulate between groups. We recommend the following minimum ratio of adults to children
  • Children aged 0-4 1 adult: 3 children
  • Children aged 5-7 (KS1) 1 adult: 6 children
  • Children aged 8 -11 (KS2) 1 adult: 10 children
  • Children aged 12 and over (KS3 +) 1 adult: 15 children
Accompanying adults should not have babies/toddlers/buggies with them. First aid provision RAMM can provide basic first aid in the event of a minor accident. If any pupil has specific illnesses, however, e.g. epilepsy, diabetes, allergies etc., the school must bring an adult who has specialist knowledge and ability to treat these pupils. Minor injury
  • All pupils and adults should wear appropriate clothing and footwear and only walk in the museum to avoid slips and trips.
  • Allergic reaction to materials on open display
  • Teachers need to be aware of allergies amongst their children and if in any doubt about the possibility of allergic reaction to materials on open display then the risk to their children should be assessed in the familiarisation visit.
(12) Risk Assessment for External Talks
  • It is the responsibility of the organiser to ensure that the necessary risk assessments, licenses and health and safety checks are in place at the venue that they have booked for the museum specialist to attend to give a talk
  • The Council accepts no responsibility if the organiser fails to meet the above statutory requirements and in such instances the council will seek compensation should injury through negligence on the part of the organiser or the venue occur to the museum specialist whilst at the venue.
(13) Food and Drink - No eating is allowed in the galleries, but you are welcome to take a snack break in our grassy area by the garden entrance.  Lunch rooms are available to book, please request on making your booking. (14) The Organiser will be held responsible and accept full responsibility for any damage done to the premises or any part thereof, furniture, utensils or other property of the Council during the period of or otherwise arising out of the visit or any part thereof. (15) Any liability or expenditure incurred by the Council on behalf of or at the request of the Organiser shall be settled by the Organiser and the Council will not accept any responsibility. (16) Any liability of expenditure incurred by the Organiser in the hire of an external venue for the delivery of a talk by a museum specialist, shall remain the sole responsibility of the organiser to discharge and the Council will not accept any responsibility. (17) All enquiries regarding the facilities available, content, activity and times of entry etc should be made to [email protected]
  • We reserve the right to refuse additional requests that result in a significant change to the delivery and content of the guided group visit, external talk or guided school activity less than 28 days before the date of the visit
(18) Safeguarding
  • The Organiser and RAMM shall comply with the provisions of the Children and Young Persons Act and the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • Sufficient staff/officers of the organisation/school shall be provided to supervise the visit
  • All children under the age of 16 should be accompanied at all times by an adult over the age of 18
(19) The Council’s officers and volunteers are not permitted, under any circumstances, to accept gratuities of any kind. (20) In accordance with RAMM’s responsibility under the Data Protect Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation the information you provide will be held in an Exeter City Council database for the purpose of fulfilling your booking arrangements.  It will not be used for any other purpose unless you opt in to receiving communications from RAMM.