NOTHING OF IMPORTANCE OCCURRED

WENDY MORRIS

Category: The Wandering Womb

  • PROCESSION / Manuscript for a Librarian

    MANUSCRIPT IS AN ARCHIVING OF THE UNIVERSE THAT LEADS UP TO THE PROCESSION. THROUGH DIAGRAMS, ILLUSTRATIONS, LISTS, NOTES, LETTERS, EXPLANATIONS, CONNECTIONS, FABRIC SAMPLES, COSTUMES, MAPS, SCENARIOS, PATTERNS FOR POCKETS, DESCRIPTIONS OF BANNERS, HAUNTINGS, ROLES AND ENTOURAGES, TEXTS FOR SCOLDS, AND INCLUDING THE CLANDESTINE PRESENCE OF THE COMPANY, IT IS A PULLING BACK TO CATCH THE…

  • Manuscript for a Librarian / The Company / The Wandering Womb

    Manuscript for a Librarian / The Company / The Wandering Womb

    Manuscript for a Librarian is an archive of work in the project Nothing of Importance Occurred that leads up to the Procession of Contraceptive Plants and Missing Midwives (June 2023). Included in this folder are lyrics and texts made by Wandering Womb. They include The Errant Womb (2019), the tape letter Dear Savin, Rough Herb…

  • Manuscript for a Librarian / The Company

    Manuscript for a Librarian / The Company

    Diagram of organs and entities of The Company that is a part of Manuscript for a Librarian / 2024.

  • The Dissolving

    The Dissolving

    My body is breaking up / my-body-is-breaking-up / and each sense, each organ, is going out to work. The Dissolving is an audio-work through which The Company emerges as voice. As a written work it also becomes a part of the The Lost Volumes (Vol X. The Company) Wendy Morris and Mariske Broeckmeyer / Like…

  • 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…

  • Journeywomen / Procession

    Journeywomen / Procession

    Photo’s by Aldo Smith, student at LUCA School of Arts Brussels, of the Journeywomen passing through the circle of banners during the Procession

  • 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…

  • ! Call to participate !

    ! Call to participate !

    Since January Wendy has been working in commission of the Middelheim Museum on a new performance work in which the virtues of medicinal plants growing in the park – and more specifically indigenous contraceptive plants – are central. On June 24 this work, which is a procession and an ambulatory library, will wind its way…

  • Belly full of blind highways

    Belly full of blind highways

    KAAP announces the upcoming release of four tape letters / We’re happy to announce our collaboration with artist initiative Dear, with whom we have developed Belly full of blind highways: a series of four tape letters by four commissioned artists. As a precursor to the digital voice note, audio letters, commonly recorded on cassette tape, hold an…

  • 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…

  • Belly full of blind highways

    Belly full of blind highways

    Dear, and KAAP commission four audio letters by writers Fred Moten (US), Wendy Morris (SA-BE), Mo’min Swaitat aka. Palestine Sound Archive/Majazz Project (PS-UK) en Laura Grace Ford (UK). Dear, en KAAP werken samen aan de publicatie van vier audio-brieven waarvoor wij vier kunstenaars, dichters en auteurs uitnodigen om elk hun eigen brief bij te dragen.…

  • Hysteries / Plant of the Damned / Walk

    Hysteries / Plant of the Damned / Walk

    Rooted Encounters / Middelheim Museum / November 9 2022 Walking Vulvaria and Plant of the Damned to the Garden of Promise. Nothing of Importance Occurred. Recuperating a Herball for a 17th century Midwife.

  • 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…

  • Travelogue of the Wandering Womb, Her Fantastic Encounters and Curious Utterings: To the Copper Mountains

    Travelogue of the Wandering Womb, Her Fantastic Encounters and Curious Utterings: To the Copper Mountains

    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…

  • No One Would Have Believed

    Exhibition by Wendy Morris and Runo Lagomarsino 14.11.2020 – 13.02.2021 No one would have believed is an exhibition that brings art, popular culture and politics together. It focusses on the work by two contemporary artists, Wendy Morris and Runo Lagomarsino, that rethinks the legacy of colonialism and science fiction, departing from the work of Brazilian born artist Henrique…