As an artist and facilitator George explores human connection under technological networks, and how bodies, perceptions of us, and language barriers inform our engagements with environments and interfaces. They use self-portraiture, performance, photography, poetry, sound, film, drawings, paintings, sculptures, and scientific installations, as mediums to examine polarities of social exchanges within these shared physical and virtual spaces. Often they use the visual vocabularly and characters embedded in cyberspace and autobiography to converse and colloborate with subcultures.

Recent dialogues include paintings assessing the intersection of disability in the construction of queer apps and access to private space, establishing messaging services with autistic individuals within support centres and collaboratively producing films, constructing personas and attaining roles in media organisations exposing prejudices, interventions within museum collections disrupting allegories of performance of masculinity, investigating steroid culture and restaging rituals, inventing avatars which subvert and reimagine scenes in video games and history with autonomy instead of objectification, and installations merging paintings and scientific apparatuses assessing the sensoriums within medical and health facilities.

As a result, through locating and merging evidence, speculative fiction, and imagination, Morl seeks to reveal these relationships attempting to support collaborative approaches in communities. In presentation work collectively reflects on oscillating ideas posing questions around our existence within a modernising perceptive multidimensional hyperdigital future.

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Current, forthcoming and recent projects

George Morl, Edvardo Shadalow
30 August 2021

Morl’s avatar prints to be exhibited at Turner Contemporary

George Morl, Edvardo Shadalow
31 July 2021

Morl appointed as Jerwood Newlyn Residency Artist

George Morl, Edvardo Shadalow
19 May 2021

‘Symptomology of Basildon Boy’ features in Colour I at Beecroft Art Gallery

19 March 2021

Infinite Beings, Morl’s first short film is acquired by Southend Museums

17 February 2021

Morl to undertake research intervention exploring queer Essex dialogues across Southend Museums 

27 January 2021

‘Symptomology of Basildon Boy’ to feature in Colour II at Beecroft Art Gallery

George Morl, edvardo shadalow
01 January 2021

‘Communal Cherub A Capellas’ 2021 colloborative research project launched

George Morl, edvardo shadalow
24 November 2020

Morl speaker at Birmingham Open Media (BOM) Neurodiversity Talks symposium: Neurodivergence, Gender & Sexual Variance

George Morl, edvardo shadalow
14 November 2020

Morl joins the programme team at Firstsite Gallery as part of their Arts Council National Partners Programme 2019-22 award.


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