On Isolation, an exhibition at the Leper Chapel

Hello! I'd like to share this place with you...



Leper chapel

Even though put to the side and isolated,
It holds intact, with walls rich, filled with forgotten stories.


And a week from today...
Some of my sculptures and installations,
alongside four other extremely talented artists,
will share the walls of this beautiful old chapel.

"The Leper Chapel lies on the east side of the city,
off Newmarket Road just after crossing over
the railway line at Barnwell Junction.
It is probably the oldest surviving building
in Cambridge, dating from about 1125,
during the reign of Henry I."

We will be exploring "Isolation",
in an exhibition about Art/ Health and Medicine.

This is where you can find out more




Gate, Leper chapel

Leper chapel

Wall  detail, Leper chapel

Offerings, Leper chapel

 

 

 

Chairs, Leper chapel

Shoes

Altar Window, Leper chapel

Candle cover, Leper chapel

Altar/ Candle holders, Leper chapel

Altar detail, Leper chapel

Window, Leper chapel

Aged door, Leper chapel

Door detail, Leper chapel

View from Leper chapel

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11 responses

  1. Moriah LaChapell Schalock

    Beautiful and stirring.

    August 3, 2012 at 5:26 PM

    • Truly beautiful! I’m incredibly lucky to be able to spend a full week within these walls as we set up for the exhibition.

      August 6, 2012 at 8:24 AM

  2. Beautiful collection of images that really give you an understanding of this isolated chapel. The textures in the door shot are so detailed.

    August 5, 2012 at 7:47 PM

    • Thank you! I particularly like the the woven strings of web on the windows. Have you been to the Leper chapel in your Cambridge days?

      August 6, 2012 at 8:27 AM

      • Sadly no I have not been to the chapel but when I am up that way to visit my parents I am sure that I will take a look around. Thanks for sharing your photos and once again good luck with the exhibition

        August 7, 2012 at 10:13 AM

  3. I was distracted earlier and I wanted to also write, to wish you all the best for the up coming exhibition.

    August 5, 2012 at 7:50 PM

  4. What a wonderful and historically honoured space to show your art. Considering its past the Isolation theme is very appropriate. I hope the exhibition and its architectural shelter is visited and appreciated by many…

    August 7, 2012 at 10:58 AM

    • Thank you!! I am very excited about this exhibition, particularly the location. And a little nervous too! Have you valuable any advice?

      August 8, 2012 at 2:59 PM

      • First Show? Breath deep, believe in your art and relax into the whole experience…

        August 9, 2012 at 3:25 AM

  5. I particularly enjoyed this set of photographs!

    August 17, 2012 at 10:13 PM

    • Thank you!! The Leper Chapel is truly inspiring and incredibly rich.

      August 18, 2012 at 11:22 AM

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