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Museum of Contemporary Farming

Museum of Contemporary Farming

Exhibition of Twitter proposals in the stores of the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Farming is a collaboration with Kate Genever

Funded by Wellcome Trust and Arts Council England for the MERL’s Making, Using and Enjoying programme.

GB Farming

GB Farming

Exhibition view showing GB Farming and The Reapers by George Stubbs (1983)

In Creating the Countryside: The Rural Idyll Past and Present, at Compton Verney Art Gallery, Curated by Rosemary Shirley and Verity Elson, 2017

Cow (Longhorn Halter)

Cow (Longhorn Halter)

Pencil, coloured crayon and eraser on paper, 2016

600 x 900mm

Sheep Sketchbook: Revising the Pastoral Tradition

Sheep Sketchbook: Revising the Pastoral Tradition

Installation view showing 'EasyCare Wallpaper' (background, vinyl on wall)

The Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester University, 2014

Photograph David Severn

Easy Care Wallpaper

Easy Care Wallpaper

Original ink drawing on paper with bird dropping, 2010

210 x 290mm

Featured in Farming Fiction, a map of Nottinghamshire commissioned by Sideshow 2010 for the British Art Show 7

In private collection, UK

Sheep Sketchbook (Discussion)

Sheep Sketchbook (Discussion)

Showing Georgina Barney, The Very Reverend David Monteith with a crozier and Kate Genever, artist and farmer

Leicester Cathedral, 2014

Photograph David Severn

After Henry Moore: Ewe Grazing at Perry Green

After Henry Moore: Ewe Grazing at Perry Green

Installation view showing framed drawing on hand-printed wallpaper of sheep on the Henry Moore estate, Hertfordshire.

At Antenna Media Centre, Nottingham; part of Sheep Sketchbook: Revising the Pastoral Tradition with SYSON Gallery, 2014

Photograph Matthew Hoyland

Copy of Edible Sculpture

Copy of Edible Sculpture

Exhibition view at Primary, Nottingham during 'Art Nott Late', 2013

Showing Lymeswold Cheese tea towel and bucket of home-made lemonade

Photo credit: Matthew Hoyland

John Clare's Desk

John Clare's Desk

Desk, icing sugar and food colouring, Rich Tea biscuits

Made at PRIMARY, Nottingham, 2013

Blackbrook Longhorns (Cow Eating)

Blackbrook Longhorns (Cow Eating)

Pencil on paper, 2012

420 x 593mm

Eye Spy John Clare

Eye Spy John Clare

Activity asking participants on a bus from the town Loughborough to the village of Wymeswold in Leicestershire to identify features in a poem by John Clare in the landscape outside

For Green Days; part of How is the Countryside Sold? with Alice Carey, commissioned by Radar Arts, Loughborough University and funded by the European Cultural Foundation, 2011

Photograph Matthew Hoyland

How is the Countryside Sold?

How is the Countryside Sold?

A Longhorn cow bred by Pat and John Stanley.

Photographed by Matthew Hoyland during How is the Countryside Sold? a research project with Alice Carey examining the legacies of eighteenth century agriculturalist Robert Bakewell.

Commissioned by Radar Arts, Loughborough University for Green Days and funded by the European Cultural Foundation.

Photograph Matthew Hoyland, 2011

from Calendar Variations

from Calendar Variations

The 1971 score Calendar, by Allan Kaprow performed by walking at Woodend Barn, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, 2010

With On the Edge Research, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen

Transhumance

Transhumance

Photograph showing shepherd leading Karakachan sheep to summer pasture, Bulgaria, 2010

All in War

All in War

National Farmers' Union pencils, baler twine, tree

From I Engraft You New, a series of installation artworks in the orchard at Penlanole Farm, commissioned for Shakespeare Link's Midsummer Sonnet Festival, Powys, Wales, 2009

Titles reflecting the metaphor of grafting are taken from William Shakespeare's Sonnet 15

Midland Cheese

Midland Cheese

Stilton Cheese and OS map of the East Midlands, 2007

Available as a giclee print: 

Kickstarter Edition, 297 x 420mm (4 of 10 available)

 

Playmobil

Playmobil

Screenprint of from pen and felt tip drawing on paper, 2007

From GB Farming

In private collection, UK

GB Farming (Penlanole Farm)

GB Farming (Penlanole Farm)

Exhibition view, showing folders of blogs and drawings from GB Farming

Review of GB Farming by Helen Thompstone in A-n Interface

At Penlanole Farm, Powys, Wales, during Powys Arts Month, 2007

Pen Orchestra

Pen Orchestra

Elastic, tent pegs and orchard

Penlanole Farm, Wales, 'Apple Day' 2004

In memory of Elizabeth Stewart-Jones, painter and synaesethic

Glossophobia

Glossophobia

Dictionary with leaves, 2006

Museum of Contemporary Farming

Exhibition of Twitter proposals in the stores of the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Farming is a collaboration with Kate Genever

Funded by Wellcome Trust and Arts Council England for the MERL’s Making, Using and Enjoying programme.

GB Farming

Exhibition view showing GB Farming and The Reapers by George Stubbs (1983)

In Creating the Countryside: The Rural Idyll Past and Present, at Compton Verney Art Gallery, Curated by Rosemary Shirley and Verity Elson, 2017

Cow (Longhorn Halter)

Pencil, coloured crayon and eraser on paper, 2016

600 x 900mm

Sheep Sketchbook: Revising the Pastoral Tradition

Installation view showing 'EasyCare Wallpaper' (background, vinyl on wall)

The Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester University, 2014

Photograph David Severn

Easy Care Wallpaper

Original ink drawing on paper with bird dropping, 2010

210 x 290mm

Featured in Farming Fiction, a map of Nottinghamshire commissioned by Sideshow 2010 for the British Art Show 7

In private collection, UK

Sheep Sketchbook (Discussion)

Showing Georgina Barney, The Very Reverend David Monteith with a crozier and Kate Genever, artist and farmer

Leicester Cathedral, 2014

Photograph David Severn

After Henry Moore: Ewe Grazing at Perry Green

Installation view showing framed drawing on hand-printed wallpaper of sheep on the Henry Moore estate, Hertfordshire.

At Antenna Media Centre, Nottingham; part of Sheep Sketchbook: Revising the Pastoral Tradition with SYSON Gallery, 2014

Photograph Matthew Hoyland

Copy of Edible Sculpture

Exhibition view at Primary, Nottingham during 'Art Nott Late', 2013

Showing Lymeswold Cheese tea towel and bucket of home-made lemonade

Photo credit: Matthew Hoyland

John Clare's Desk

Desk, icing sugar and food colouring, Rich Tea biscuits

Made at PRIMARY, Nottingham, 2013

Blackbrook Longhorns (Cow Eating)

Pencil on paper, 2012

420 x 593mm

Eye Spy John Clare

Activity asking participants on a bus from the town Loughborough to the village of Wymeswold in Leicestershire to identify features in a poem by John Clare in the landscape outside

For Green Days; part of How is the Countryside Sold? with Alice Carey, commissioned by Radar Arts, Loughborough University and funded by the European Cultural Foundation, 2011

Photograph Matthew Hoyland

How is the Countryside Sold?

A Longhorn cow bred by Pat and John Stanley.

Photographed by Matthew Hoyland during How is the Countryside Sold? a research project with Alice Carey examining the legacies of eighteenth century agriculturalist Robert Bakewell.

Commissioned by Radar Arts, Loughborough University for Green Days and funded by the European Cultural Foundation.

Photograph Matthew Hoyland, 2011

from Calendar Variations

The 1971 score Calendar, by Allan Kaprow performed by walking at Woodend Barn, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, 2010

With On the Edge Research, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen

Transhumance

Photograph showing shepherd leading Karakachan sheep to summer pasture, Bulgaria, 2010

All in War

National Farmers' Union pencils, baler twine, tree

From I Engraft You New, a series of installation artworks in the orchard at Penlanole Farm, commissioned for Shakespeare Link's Midsummer Sonnet Festival, Powys, Wales, 2009

Titles reflecting the metaphor of grafting are taken from William Shakespeare's Sonnet 15

Midland Cheese

Stilton Cheese and OS map of the East Midlands, 2007

Available as a giclee print: 

Kickstarter Edition, 297 x 420mm (4 of 10 available)

 

Playmobil

Screenprint of from pen and felt tip drawing on paper, 2007

From GB Farming

In private collection, UK

GB Farming (Penlanole Farm)

Exhibition view, showing folders of blogs and drawings from GB Farming

Review of GB Farming by Helen Thompstone in A-n Interface

At Penlanole Farm, Powys, Wales, during Powys Arts Month, 2007

Pen Orchestra

Elastic, tent pegs and orchard

Penlanole Farm, Wales, 'Apple Day' 2004

In memory of Elizabeth Stewart-Jones, painter and synaesethic

Glossophobia

Dictionary with leaves, 2006

Museum of Contemporary Farming
GB Farming
Cow (Longhorn Halter)
Sheep Sketchbook: Revising the Pastoral Tradition
Easy Care Wallpaper
Sheep Sketchbook (Discussion)
After Henry Moore: Ewe Grazing at Perry Green
Copy of Edible Sculpture
John Clare's Desk
Blackbrook Longhorns (Cow Eating)
Eye Spy John Clare
How is the Countryside Sold?
from Calendar Variations
Transhumance
All in War
Midland Cheese
Playmobil
GB Farming (Penlanole Farm)
Pen Orchestra
Glossophobia