Rebecca Hind at the Dorchester Festival. The power of water, the colour of place

Posted on Mar 24, 2017

Tuesday 2nd May 7.45pm in Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames Oxon OX10 7HH Tickets £5.00 Rebecca Hind talks about her paintings, vision and inspiration given and taken from sacred places and dramatic nature. An illustrated lecture that will enthral the audience with crashing waves, swirling clouds, incandescent fire and the light of faith flowing over England’s pagan […]

Scintilla: the glittering speck

Posted on Aug 28, 2016

SCINTILLA Numbers, 31:23 everything that may abide the fire, you shall make to go through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless it shall be purified with the water for impurity: and all that doesn’t withstand the fire you shall make to go through the water. On the floor I feel more at ease.I […]

Gathering the Sky, Harvesting the Moon

Posted on Aug 28, 2016

Gathering the sky, Harvesting the moon: An Essay on The Lunar paintings of Rebecca Hind. “The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.” Nicolaus Copernicus “There is something haunting in the light of […]

Bright Rising

Posted on Aug 20, 2016

An essay by Dr. Tom Slingsby Bright Rising by Rebecca Hind is a numinous site-specific artwork commissioned especially for the Lady Chapel at Dorchester Abbey. At first glance it seems an unearthly departure from the de facto conventions of religious art: shining out from below the stained glass windows is an alternate light source, more […]