Charlotte A Morgan works with writing, print, sculpture, photography and performance. Her work draws from the interplay of memory, fiction, narrative and temporality within architectures, landscapes and interior spaces, and often focuses on the performance of objects and structures and the language of archiving and display.
Charlotte is co-founder of COPY, a network and platform for writing in the field of visual art and performance, and collaborates as part of Homeland, an interdisciplinary research and production space exploring myth and utopia. She also produces critical texts and reviews for a online and print publications.
Images and details of works listed opposite can be found at Works/Projects.
COMMISSIONS / AWARDS
Arts Council of England Grants for the Arts, with Copy. 2012.
NAN Go and See Bursary, with Copy, 2011.
Re-place commission, 2009.
Leo Asemota: The Ens Project's First Principles, New Art Exchange 2011. Interface Bursary commission, published online and selected for publication in a-n magazine, March 2012 by Alessandro Vincentelli, curator at BALTIC. >>
Sonya Dyer: Paul Roberson Research Station, Site Gallery 2011. Review published online at This Is Tomorrow. >>
Art Sheffield 2010: Life, a User's Manual and Over to You, text published by a-n magazine, June 2010 and online at a-n Interface. >>
Daniel von Sturmer: Set Piece, Site Gallery 2009. Review published by a-n magazine, December 2009 and online at a-n Interface. >>
Do Our Cities Include the Young? text comissioned in response to Sheffield Specials symposia, Sheffield Civic Trust 2008. >>
Folly and [dis]location: An Illegible Text, catalogue essay for and…and…and…, Sylvester Works, Sheffield 2007. Curated by Robert Lye
Re-Writing the City, experimental academic text 2006.
TALKS / SYMPOSIA
Re-imagined Libraries, Site Gallery, Sheffield 2012. >>
Papers, Fictions, Scripts & Circles, Site Gallery, Sheffield 2012. >>
COPY unfold Launch Event, S1 Artspace, Sheffield 2011. >>
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, artist tours, invited artist 2011. >>
Th'Owd Towser Show, Holmfirth Arts Festival 2011. Artist talk 2011. >>
Curating the Rural, re:place Symposium, Cromford Mill, Derbyshire 2011. Speaker. >>
Structure in Independent, Collaborative Learning, Alternative Strategies Temporary Space, Leeds 2011. Speaker. >>
S1 Assembly: A symposium on artist-led activity, S1 Artspace, Sheffield 2011. Speaker and Co-ordinator.
Art School Alternatives, Corridor8 symposium, Liverpool JMU 2010. >>
Ta(l)king Place, Encounters Shop, Sheffield 2008/9. Host.
Make/Shift, S1 Artspace, Sheffield 2008. Curator discussion. >>
PROJECTS / EXHIBITIONS / PUBLICATIONS
Writer's Retreat, Wild Pansy Press Project Space, Leeds, with COPY. >>
COPY: at the table, 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe, with COPY. >>
COPY: Charts, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, with COPY. >>
VSK Project, Very Small Kitchen, published online. >>
print it:COPY in residence, Site Gallery, Sheffield, with COPY.>>
Analogous Frequencies, a Plasticities commission, Occursus, hosted at Access Space, Sheffield. With Homeland. >>
Microcosm, Leeds Valley Park, Leeds. Group show curated by The Departure Foundation. >>
Onibaba Live Re-score, Sensoria Space, Sheffield. Visual art / music collaboration, commissioned by Sensoria. >>
Bookstore, Drift Station, Nebraska USA. >>
An Evening in Process, Performance event and launch, X Marks the Bokship, London. >>
A Mock Up, Publication from the series Ways of Working published by Wysing Arts Centre in collaboration with Publish and be Damned and Unrealised Projects. >>
Re-reading Breakthrough Fictioneers, publication by Corridor8, Issue 3 part 2. >>
A Time and a Place, micro residency, Site Gallery, Sheffield. >>
Acoustic Mirrors, Gallery 176, Zabludowicz Collection, London. Group broadcast event, with Homeland. >>
COPY unfold, publication. >>
S1 Members Show 2011, S1 Artspace. >>
Escalator Retreat: Print and Production, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge. >>
Artists Book and Zine Fair, Spike Island, Bristol. With Homeland. >>
The Happy Hypocrite: Miniature Essay, Spike Island, Bristol. With Homeland. >>
The Event, biennial contemporary visual arts festival run by Birmingham Contemporary Art Forum. Group show at The Lombard Method. >>
Assembly #11: Last Requests, Bloc Projects, Sheffield. Group Show. >>
Next to Nothing, curated by Black Dogs, Art in Unusual Spaces, Leeds and SWG3, Glasgow. >>
Th'Owd Towser Show,, Holmfirth Arts Festival. >>
BABE, Arnolfini, Bristol. >>
14th International Contemporary Artists Book Fair, University of Leeds. Selected by East Street Arts. >>
If Not Then What? Cheslea College of Art & Design, with Strategies for Free Education. Curated by Cecilia Wee.>>
Homeland, University of Sheffield and FM Frequency, alongside the Ernst Bloch Institute and Bakhtin Centre conference The Politics of Utopia.
The Plaza Principle, Art in Unusual Spaces, Leeds. Curated by Derek Horton and Chris Bloor. >>
Free Radio Africa, Murcia, Spain. >>
RITE, launched at Project Space Leeds and Supported by In a Word… >>
Art Sheffield 2010, Life: a User's Manual city-wide contemporary art festival, Sheffield. Work exhibited at Site Gallery. >>
re: place programme - public realm project, Derbyshire. >>
Critical Communities, East Street Arts, Leeds and [space], London. Developed by Open Dialogues and New Work Network. >>
HotDesk, Old Broadcasting House, Leeds.
Ta(l)king Place, Encounters Shop, Sheffield. >>
DIY 5, Live Art Development Agency project, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Lead by and hosted by Ilana Mitchell. >>
Make/Shift, S1 Artspace, Sheffield. >>
Open Dialogues: New Life Berlin, New Life Berlin Festival. Lead by Open Dialogues.
The Royal Standard Turner Prize Extravaganza, The Royal Standard at Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool.
HOST, Bloc, Sheffield.
31'500 Metres, The Victoria Baths, Manchester. Curated by Thom O'Nions.
What We Did Instead, Sheffield Hallam University BA Fine Art Degree Show.
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