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RPS Exhibition Profiles: Richard Learoyd

Posted on November 9, 2012

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Richard Learoyd is an internationally renowned photographer who will be coming to Rook Lane on Saturday 1st of December as part of our Photographers Day where he will be giving a talk about his practice from 6pm. Richard […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: FOTONOW

Posted on November 2, 2012

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I caught up with directors of Fotonow, Matt and Jon to talk about their Camper Obscura project –  a mobile camera obscura in a 1986 VW transporter. The Camper Obscura came about after several different experiences and interactions […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Aliceson Carter

Posted on October 25, 2012

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Aliceson Carter - Kodachrome

Aliceson Carter is a contemporary artist based in London. She graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2009 with a degree in Fine Art. She has exhibited all over the country and taken up a number of residencies. I caught […]

RPS Exhibition Profiles: Ian Beesley

Posted on October 17, 2012

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When discussing the selection of photographs for the RPS 155th International Print exhibition, Ian who shoots almost exclusively on film, says: “It is encouraging in this digital/inkjet age, that photographers still acknowledge the importance of the print as […]

Virtual Art and the Death of Culture

Posted on October 19, 2011

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When Google Maps was invented, journey-planning was instantly simplified. You could whack a postcode in the search bar, wait less than a second and your destination was then miraculously plotted on a map that you could zoom in […]

Fear of the unknown

Posted on May 11, 2011

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The current exhibition at Rook Lane – Myrtle Pizzey and Brian Dix: Reflecting – is a large body of work by two contrasting artists. Myrtle is inspired by Somerset landscapes and practises relief print making – creating linocuts […]

Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

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This magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of Frome, Somerset provides the most elegant and timeless of surroundings for your special day.