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WENDY MORRIS

Category: The Company

  • Bitter Walk Wind Sing

    Bitter Walk Wind Sing

    A PROCESSIONAL WORK THAT HONOURS BITTER PLANTS, FORGOTTEN MIDWIVES AND UNLICENSED FEMALE PRACTITIONERS In BITTER WALK WIND SING the Midwife’s Herball becomes an Ambulatory Library that journeys to lands-edge in Ostend to sing itself into the winds of the North Sea. There, carried on windstream, it will blow across the ocean and into the Bay of Luanda, into the…

  • Conversation between Wendy Morris and curator Pieter Boons

    Conversation between Wendy Morris and curator Pieter Boons

    Conversation between Pieter Boons, curator of the Artistic Research Project, and Wendy Morris, in the studio at the Braem Pavilion, Middelheim Museum, May 10th, 2023. On Radio Hush Hush, the emergence of the Company and preparations for the Procession. P: You don’t work alone. You are working in or as a Company. Who is the…

  • Belly Full of Blind Highways

    Belly Full of Blind Highways

    A Letter by Wendy Morris / commissioned by KAAP and artist collective Dear, The third tape letter in the series of Belly full of blind highways is by Wendy Morris, written from the perspective of a Wandering Womb and addressed to the wild wort Savin. The letter is a call to resume a relationship with…

  • Fieldguide Gathering / Strain Against the Archives

    Fieldguide Gathering / Strain Against the Archives

    Deep Histories Fragile Memories,in collaboration with Cape Town Museum,invite you to Strain Against the Archives A Fieldguide Gathering& Polyvocal Reading with Ten Voicesfeaturing the essay of Nadia KamiesUnpick, Restitch: Doilies, Medorahs and Labouring Plants In this essay from the chapbook series Fieldguides for a Preternaturalist, author and researcher Nadia Kamies narrates an archive-of-the-ordinary that includes…

  • Rooted Encounters Symposium and Fieldguide Gathering

    Rooted Encounters Symposium and Fieldguide Gathering

    Rooted Encounters: Fields, Forests and Other Imaginings + Ecologies of Artistic Research. 8-9 November, 2022 Deep Histories Fragile Memories research group organizes a symposium on pluralist entanglements of artistic thinking with other research ecologies and considers art’s potential for making a stand within current challenges. Thinking along with philosophies of plant biology, with feminist critiques…

  • Exhibition / Ninguém teria acreditado / Pinacoteca Sao Paulo

    Exhibition / Ninguém teria acreditado / Pinacoteca Sao Paulo

    The audio installation, A Hysterie of Guiné Weed and Sorrow Seed, is a part of the exhibition Ninguém teria acreditado at Pinacoteca, Sao Paulo. Curators Fernanda Pitta and Laurens Dhaenens. The exhibition is a second, larger, iteration of No One Would Have Believed, that ran at Netwerk Aalst a year ago. The exhibition recuperates the historical…

  • Lost Volumes

    Lost Volumes

    Sixty stories will make up a set of Volumes, twelve in all. Lost Volumes, scattered pages, loosely bound, never having had any prior wholeness

  • Travelogue of the Wandering Womb, Her Fantastic Encounters and Curious Utterings

    Travelogue of the Wandering Womb, Her Fantastic Encounters and Curious Utterings

    As a Thread Winding Backwards, an Audio Eerie + Prologue + A Tale of Eleven Births + The Ghosts of my Friends  Wendy Morris & Mariske Broeckmeyer / 2020 / Exhibition ‘No One Would Have Believed’ / Netwerk Aalst An audio-eerie in two parts: First, a dissolving into a constellation of organs and entities, human plant…

  • Exhibition

    Exhibition

    NO ONE WOULD HAVE BELIEVED – NIEMAND ZOU HEBBEN GELOOFD – PERSONNE N’AURAIT CRU HENRIQUE ALVIM CORRÊA, H. G. WELLS, RUNO LAGOMARSINO, WENDY MORRIS & MARISKE BROECKMEYER 12.12.2020 14.03.2021 No one would have believed is an exhibition that brings art, popular culture and politics together. It focuses on the work by two contemporary artists,  Wendy Morris – working…

  • Emissary to the Past

    Emissary to the Past

    The suitcase stands empty in the studio. The thousand letters once crammed into it have been sorted by date, logged, read, some typed up and others photographed. Muriel Leysen, the owner of the case and its contents, died in Johannesburg in the 1970s. The father of the artist has been guardian of the suitcase for…