Hands, Faces, Ramsgate – Marianne Dissard

A green frame featuring the text "hands, faces, Ramsgate Marianne Dissard, Military Road"

This is a site-specific installation of Ramsgate street photography made daily during winter lockdown 2020 by Marianne Dissard. 

Hailing from France via Tucson, Arizona, singer Marianne Dissard has always worked across multiple creative disciplines. Her recent memoir Not Me was turned into a full touring theatrical experience, and she’s directed several documentary films in the US. In 2020, her touring dates cancelled, Dissard embarked on a daily street photography project documenting the pandemic in Ramsgate. In Tucson, her home over two decades, she has collaborated with members of Giant Sand, Orkesta Mendoza, and Calexico, duetting with singer Joey Burns on the latter’s Ballad of Cable Hogue hit, while Burns produced her first album L’Entredeux. She is currently writing with Ramsgate producer Raphael Mann her fourth album of original music.

This is a free exhibition and no tickets or reservations are required

The exhibition is taking place from August 27th to September 27th and is open 24/7

Location: On Military Road, 5min walk from Sailors Church, by the ex-Covid Center, Ramsgate port. 

Event Details
  • Start Date
    August 27, 2021 12:00 am
  • End Date
    September 27, 2021 11:59 pm
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