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Artists colonize a harbor outpost

Bringing a history lesson to Bumpkin Island

Rachel Roberts and Gabe Moylan erected a shelter on the shore of Bumpkin Island for their project, ''Survival Kit.'' Rachel Roberts and Gabe Moylan erected a shelter on the shore of Bumpkin Island for their project, ''Survival Kit.'' (Photos by Mark Wilson/Globe Staff)
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / August 30, 2008

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Take the ferry to Bumpkin Island this weekend, and you may come across a woman lurking in the underbrush, wearing burlap covered with leaves. Don't be alarmed: She's not a kook. She's an artist. So are the men in kimonos staging lectures and the folks who may invite you to chat with them via tin-can telephones. (Full article: 805 words)

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