GEORGE MORL

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01 September 2018

Precious Boys final week at Southend Museums


George Morl’s first public solo exhibition ‘Precious Boys’ (14 July - 08 September 2018) opens at Southend Museum, Essex, UK.Exploring and assessing the vulnerabilities of young men, Morl reveals how body image and sexuality are entwined with the masculine nature of 'performance', particularly within Southend and Basildon. Displayed with works from Southend Museum's Art collection, this show investigates the representation of men within the historical canon of art, examining how social concepts of masculinity have manifested.

Precious Boys acts as a testament to the emotional stability of adolescent men, as a voice for our isolated and lonely men in which they are free to expose their vulnerable selves.


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Posted 01 September 2018





19 July 2018

Morl guest writer for series of blogs for Southend Museums


As part of the ‘Precious Boys’ programme, the artist has been commissioned by Southend Museums to write a series of blogs exploring the curatorial process and themes surrounding the works in the exhibition. In addition to this, he explains the reasons and sociological methodologies related to masculity, both in representation of the body through the canon of art history and present notions of performance in South Essex across physical and online environments informed by the Museum’s own collection.


Texts including, ‘Disposition of Digital Youth’ & ‘Precious Boys’ featuring poems, Basildon Boys#2, Wishing Wells, and Plight of the Sensitive Child from his debut poetry collection Pubescent Plumesc (2018) published to coincide with the exhibition.

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Posted 19 July 2018


14 July 2018

Precious Boys opens at Southend Museums


George Morl’s first public solo exhibition ‘Precious Boys’ (14 July - 08 September 2018) opens at Southend Museum, Essex, UK.Exploring and assessing the vulnerabilities of young men, Morl reveals how body image and sexuality are entwined with the masculine nature of 'performance', particularly within Southend and Basildon. Displayed with works from Southend Museum's Art collection, this show investigates the representation of men within the historical canon of art, examining how social concepts of masculinity have manifested.

Precious Boys acts as a testament to the emotional stability of adolescent men, as a voice for our isolated and lonely men in which they are free to expose their vulnerable selves.


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Posted 14 July 2018









29 August 2016

Morl becomes recepient of Darren Henley Scholarship 2016


Following on from featuring at the Platform 2016 show at Turner Contemporary (04 August - 25 September 2016) Morl has been awarded the Arts Council and UCA Darren Henley Scholarship for 2016. This was in joint application and proposal for funding towards exploring the relationship between masculinity and suicide in landscapes of poverty and social deprivation. As part of and in relation to this, particular assessment will be made in South Essex, the artist’s home region. Further announcemnts and progress with this project will be published on this site in the future.

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Posted 29 August 2016







25 June 2016

George Morl awarded UCA Vice Chancellor 2016


For Morl’s installation Precious Boys 2016, exploring masculinity, body image, and lonliness in coastal towns, which was exhibited at the UCA BA Degree Show, he has been awareded the UCA Vice Chancellor Award 2016.

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Posted 25 June 2016