GEORGE MORL

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George Morl

b. 1994 Basildon, UK
Independent curator, writer, and artist based in South Essex

Education

2018 - University for the Creative Arts, MA Fine Art
2016 - University Grimbsy, Health & Social Qualifications
2016 - University for the Creative Arts, BA (Hons) Fine Art
2013 - South Essex College, Foundation Studies & Drawing Award

Awards

2016 - Contemporary Visual Artwork Network (CVAN) Platform Award, Nominated
2016 - Darren Henley Scholarship
2016 - Vice Chancellor Award, University for the Creative Arts (UCA)
2016 - CRATE Graduate Award, Shortlisted

Collections

Beecroft Art Gallery
Southend Museum
University for the Creative Arts
Joan & Joyce Collection, Orange Orient Foundation
Private Collections

Solo Exhibitions

2018 - Precious Boys, Southend Museums, Southend-On-Sea, UK
2016 - Paradise Hotel, UCA, Canterbury, UK
2014 - Admiration/Adoration, St Catherines Church, Wickford, UK

Group Exhibitions

2018 - UCA MA Degree Show, UCA, Canterbury, UK
2018 - Interim, Customs House, Folkestone, UK
2016 - Platform 2016, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
2016 - UCA BA Degree Show, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, UK
2013 - Wall of Death, Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea, UK

Curated Exhibitions

2018 - Precious Boys, Southend Museums, Southend-On-Sea, UK
2016 - Paradise Hotel, UCA, Canterbury, UK

Lectures - Talks - Symposiums

2019 - Graduate Mobility, Reading International, Tate Modern, London, UK
2014 - Admiration, Adoration, St Catherines Church, Wickford, UK

Research

2018 - Disposition of Currency, Evaluating and investigating performativity and affect theories of digital platforms in relation to male body images and intimacies,  27 August 2018

2018 - Lonely Heart’s Club, Communion and melancholy in the digital arena of simulation as the artifice and construction of affection; pursuits in artificial acts of intimacy, 15 December 2017

2017 - Precious Boys: Pubescent Plumes under the mastery of Bodily Simulacra, Male body image through the representation of man under the evolution of ‘phantom-muscularity’ in digital media, 26 April 2017

2016 - MotheredCrest: Observing The Flight of the Abstruse Angel in Seeking a Surrogate Mother, Art as a transitional object and as ‘surrogate mother’ with references to autism and pyschoneuroses, 04 Feb 2016

Artist Publications

2020 - Precious Boys: Flight of the Abstruse Angels, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk (FC)
2020 - Specimens of Sorrow, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk (FC)
2018 - Precious Boys, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk
2018 - Pubescent Plumes#2, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk
2017 - Pubescent Plumes, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk
2016 - Vials of Vigils, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk
2016 - Sepia Solace, Orange Orient Press: Basildon, Uk

Articles

2018Platform Award Alumni Stories: George Morl, CVAN Instagram, 13 May 2019  (Link)

2018 - Platform Alumni Takeover: George Morl, CVAN Instagram, 28 August 2018

2018George Morl: Disposition of Digital Youth, Southend Museums Wordpress, 20 July 2018, (Link)

2018 - George Morl: Precious Boys, Southend Museums Wordpress, 20 July 2018,  (Link)
2018 - George Morl: Orange Boy, Southend Museums Wordpress, 19 July 2018

Press

2019 - George Morl: Platform Focus, Contemporary Visual Art Network, 30 April 2019   (Link)

2018 - George Morl, Precious Boys at Southend Museum, Echo, 22 August 2018

2018 - George Morl’s Precious Boys at Southend Museum, CVAN South East, 10 July 2018   (Link)
2017 - Platform Awards Stories: George Morl, Turner Contemporary, 02 - 03 October 2017 2016 - Former Patient’s Work Exploring Autism & Child and Adolescent Mental Health In Art Exhibited at Turner Contemporary, Great Ormond Street Hospital Blog, September 2016
2016 - Graduate’s Work Chosen to be Exhibited At Turner Contemporary, University for the Creative Arts, 20 September 2016
2016 - Young Basildon Artist Wins Exhibition Spot and Award Nomination, Basildon Today, 23 August 2016
2016 - Turner Gallery Artist George Says Installation Marks Gravestones for Young Suicides, Yellow Advertiser, 19 August 2016
2016 - ‘Platform 2016’, CVAN, August 2016

Catalogues

2018 - UCA MA Degree Show, UCA: Canterbury, UK
2016 - UCA BA Degree Show, UCA: Canterbury, UK

Digital Platforms

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︎                george_morl@hotmail.co.uk

Updated 16 October 2019
All works and text © George Morl 2019