January 25th, 2019

Troubles Art Lunchtime Talk: Locky Morris

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 1pm

Locky Morris will discuss his work and artistic practice at this free lunchtime talk at Nerve Visual Gallery, Ebrington.

Registration is advised. For more information and to register, email: m.hamill@nervecentre.org or tel: 028 7126 0562.

About the artist:

Locky Morris was born in Derry City, where he continues to live and work. After studying at the Ulster University and Manchester Polytechnic, he works in a variety of media including photography, found objects, installation, text, sound and video.

During the 1980s and 1990s Morris became known for producing work that referred and reacted explicitly to the Troubles. His piece Town, Country, People references the constant surveillance that was carried out by the security forces during the conflict. Beams of light from police and army helicopter spotlights would sweep over the landscape watching for terrorist activity.

Image credit: Acquired through HLF Collecting Troubles and Beyond Project. © Locky Morris

Troubles Art

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