Join us for the exhibition opening of Trish Morrissey: Autofictions – Twenty years of photography and film, with a chance to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments.
The first major UK survey of work by Trish Morrissey, the exhibition brings together photographs and films spanning more than twenty years of the artist’s career and will be the UK premiere of several bodies of work, including Morrissey’s new film Eupnea (2023).
Free event, all welcome.
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On the following day, Saturday 15 July, hear Trish Morrissey in conversation with curator Kate Best, followed by a book signing, click here to read more.
Trish Morrissey: Autofictions – Twenty years of photography and film, was originally produced by Serlachius Museums, Mänttä, Finland. The exhibition has been specially adapted to suit the single gallery space at Impressions Gallery, and is toured as a partnership between Impressions Gallery, Bradford and Photo Museum Ireland, Dublin.
Image top: Bitzer from The Failed Realist, 2011 © Trish Morrissey.
Trish Morrissey was born in Ireland and now lives and works in the UK. She has exhibited in solo and group shows nationally and internationally and her work is held in public and private collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Michael Wilson Centre for Photography, London; Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol; Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation, Finland; and the Bohusläns Museum, Sweden. Solo shows include Autofictions: Twenty Years of Photography and Film, Serlachius Museums, Finland (2022); A certain slant of light, Francesca Maffeo Gallery, UK (2018) and Hestercombe Gallery, UK (2017); Face the Collections, Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden (2016) (with Bettina von Zwehl); Trish Morrissey: Photographs and Video, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2010); Front, Impressions Gallery, Bradford (2009); Seven Years, Impressions Gallery, Bradford (2004) and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York (2005).
Group exhibitions include Eye, Body, TJ Boulting, London (2023); Headstrong: Women and Empowerment, curated by Fast Forward: Woman in Photography, The Centre for British Photography, London (2023); You can call it love, Photolux Festival, Lucca Italy (2022); Self: Image and Identity at Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK (2015); Touching from a Distance, Serlachius Museums, Finland (2015); Family Matters, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, (2014); and Making It Up: Photographic Fictions, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2013).
Monographs include Autofictions, Twenty Years of Photography and Film, Serlachius Museums and Parvs, Finland (2022); A certain slant of light, Hestercombe/ICVL Studio (2017); Front, Impressions Gallery (2009) and Seven Years, Impressions Gallery (2004).
Morrissey’s work also features in several survey publications including Another Country: British Documentary Photography Since 1945 by Gerry Badger (2022); Making It Up: Photographic Fictions by Marta Weiss (2018); Madam and Eve: Women Portraying Women by Liz Rideal and Kathleen Soriano (2018); Photography and Ireland by Justin Carville (2012); Auto Focus: The Self-Portrait in Contemporary Photography by Susan Bright (2010); Vitamin Ph, Survey of International Contemporary Photography by Rodrigo Alonso (2006), and The Photograph as Contemporary Art by Charlotte Cotton (2005).
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