Honeyscribe: Recalibration Exhibition

Exeter Custom House, 46 The Quay, Exeter, EX2 4AN
Honeyscribe: Recalibration Exhibition

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This exhibition of artworks by Devon-based artist Marcus Vergette is a celebration of biodiversity and an invitation to re-evaluate the natural world.

Through mapping and measuring some of the interdependences within the natural world, Vergette invites us to tune in to different perspectives and timelines and acknowledge how all organisms in an ecosystem depend upon each other.

His bell sculptures, printed works and hand drawn maps playfully remind us to pay attention to natural forces – the sea, weather, disease, migration – and to what happens when finely tuned relationships in nature are out of kilter.

Exeter Custom House offers a fascinating frame through which to view these artworks as the city’s historic vantage point for observing and measuring the weather, tides, movement of people and traded goods across the centuries.

Presented by Honeyscribe as part of their residency at Exeter Custom House.
Generously supported by Exeter Canal and Quay Trust and Arts Council England.

Musician and artist Marcus Vergette is perhaps best known for his Time and Tide series of hand cast bells designed as musical markers of the high tide and as a salutary early warning system marking the rising sea levels around the coastline of the United Kingdom. Rung by the movement of the sea, each bell in the series alerts local communities to the water level, signifying the possibilities for navigation at high tide and the increasing frequency of high sea levels.

The Recalibration exhibition will include a new bell sculpture created during lockdown, comprising playable marble bells hung on an ash wood frame hewn from ash trees suffering from ash dieback.

Honeyscribe creates artworks and artistic projects exploring biodiversity and the links between human health and environmental wellbeing.

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Honeyscribe: Recalibration Exhibition (23 Sept 2021)
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Thursday11:00 - 16:00
Honeyscribe: Recalibration Exhibition (24 Sept 2021)
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Friday11:00 - 16:00
Honeyscribe: Recalibration Exhibition (25 Sept 2021)
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Saturday11:00 - 16:00
Honeyscribe: Recalibration Exhibition (26 Sept 2021)
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Sunday11:00 - 16:00

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