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Maya Ramsay

Artist

A unique process is used to lift off the top layer of surfaces from historically and politically significant buildings and to re-present them. Often working with sites that are due to be demolished or renovated- these works capture the histories imbued in architectural surfaces, before they are lost. These works reference the idea of walls as witnesses and the use of walls as weapons. For the most recent series of works surfaces have been lifted from the derelict buildings in which the Code-breakers worked during World War Two at Bletchley Park. These works were first exhibited at MK Gallery project space in 2012 and then in Alan Turing's hut at the Bletchley Park Museum 2012-2013. The project was featured in various BBC interviews including Radio 4's Today programme. read full statement

Location London
Tags walls, architecture, surface, political art, war, collateral damage, armed conflict
Website http://www.mayaramsay.co.uk

News & Events

  • Wall Talk / Maya Ramsay / The Cello Factory

    26/04/2014 – 04/05/2014
    The Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8TJ

    Maya Ramsay won The London Group Solo Show Award and 'Wall Talk' is her award show. It will include work from the exhibition 'Station X: documenting the derelict buildings of Bletchley Park'.

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  • Interview for 'The Written Diaries'

    http://thewrittendiaries.tumblr.com/post/65957090465/artist-maya-ramsay

  • London Group Solo Show Award 2014

    Maya Ramsay was awarded The London Group Solo Show Award and her debut solo show will take place from April 26th- May 4th 2014 at the Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Rd. Waterloo, London, SE1 8TJ.

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