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crampin
here lieth the body
250.00
giclee print on paper

27cm x 36.5cm
This artist is available for commission.

Martin Crampin

Most of the images which would have filled our churches and cathedrals in medieval times have been destroyed, but many also succeed them, in service of the living and in memory of the sleeping. Together with effigies across the centuries and elaborate eighteenth century memorials, a remarkable series of seventeenth century gravestones carved by a local workshop are found throughout Brecon Cathedral.

This image is created from gravestones and memorials found within Brecon Cathedral.

Martin moved to Wales in 1991, graduating in Interactive Arts from Newport School of Art and Design in 1995. During the final year of his undergraduate studies he began to make digital images for installations interpreting medieval Welsh tales, and these images began to assume a life of their own, individually and as series of images. Welsh history and archaeology have formed the basis of much of his work since, including research for an MA in Celto-Roman Studies.

He has worked as an artist in residence and teaches digital imaging at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, as well as working as a multimedia designer. His work has been exhibited across Wales and internationally, and reflects his ongoing engagement with the visual culture of Wales.