Billy Morgan


    Performance
        ⤷ Collaborations
    ◙ Text w/ Video
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Mark

Projects

2021


Performer, collaborator; ‘KARADENIZ’, forthcoming performance by caner teker, HAU Berlin & Tanzhaus NRW Düsseldorf

Exhibiting artist; ‘analyst’, ‘New folk dances’ & ‘Wet poems’, video and text installation for ‘THAT IS MY LEG’, Brouwersgracht, Amsterdam

Exhibiting artist; ‘1808’, for ‘Eau Salon’, a group text show curated by Exquisite Corpse, Zürich, Switzerland

Voice, lyrics; ‘An Open Window’, forthcoming EP, jśa

Author of narrative text; ‘Thereafter’, a film by Przemek Kamiński, K3 Zentrum für Choreographie - Tanzplan Hamburg


2020


Featured artist; ‘Scrub Liminal’, EP, jśa

Author, performance text ‘30-something The sod’, performed by Thelma Sharma as part of ‘But Everyone Else was Crying’, Krzysztof Bagiński, Cell Project Space, London


Maker, solo performer; ‘a Celebration’ & 'Cold open’, both presented as part of the ‘Queer Queer Casimir’ exhibition, Salon 14, Warsaw


Maker, solo performer; ‘a Celebration’, Theatre Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland


Performer, collaborator; ‘Hold a Ghost’, Sunny Pfalzer, Feldfünf & Alte Münze, Berlin


Protagonist, collaborator; stage II of film work ‘Faggots, Friends & A Poem To The Nationalist Marcher’, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, presented at the Riga Biennial for Contemporary Art, Latvia


Maker, performer; ‘Nachtflug’, in collaboration with Moritz Krauth, K21 Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf


Maker, solo performer; ‘songs of Poland II’, at ‘Finalmente’, Kem, Warsaw


Maker, solo performer; ‘songs of Poland II’, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin, in framework of show ‘On The Politics Of Delicacy’, feat. Hannah Hoch, Joanna Piotrowska, The Robert Anton Theatre a.o


2019


Performer, scriptwriter, voice artist; ‘Far Too Many Stories To Fit Into So Small A Box’, performative exhibition by Bik Van Der Pol, choreographed by Ania Nowak, U-jazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw


Performer; ‘Such Feeling’, solo exhibition of Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland


Poetry reading; ‘A Declaration’, Festival D’Amour, Rosswald, Switzerland


Protagonist, collaborator; film ‘Faggots, Friends & A Poem To The Nationalist Marcher’, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, presented at Kunsthalle Basel & Foksal Gallery Foundation


Maker, solo performer; ‘songs of Poland I’, Dziwnowo Queer Community House, Warsaw


Performer, collaborator; ‘Untitled (Holding Horizon)’, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, Venice Biennale 2019


Maker, solo performer; ‘I’m Gonna Leave You’, Muzyka Nieheteronormatywna, Warsaw


Performer, collaborator; ‘Untitled Dances’, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, U-jazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw


Performer, collaborator; ‘Psotki i Smieszki’, Romain Hamard, U-jazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw


2018


Performer, collaborator; ‘Untitled (Holding Horizon)’, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, Frieze Projects, London


Maker, solo performer; ‘Improvisations’, Dragana Bar, as part of Kem’s residency at U-jazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw


Exhibiting artist; 'It'll', sculptural intervention for the exhibition 'Rozkwit', Botanical Gardens, Warsaw


Maker, performer; ‘Army Of Lovers’ with Rafał Pierzyński & Agata Grabowska, Dragana Bar, as part of Kem’s residency at U-jazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw


Performer, collaborator; ‘Until A Thousand Roses Bloom (With Warsaw In The Background)’, Alex Baczyński-Jenkins, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw


Maker, solo performer; ‘Wet Look’, Studio of Spatial Activities Graduate Show, Królikarnia Sculpture Garden, Warsaw


Performer, workshop participant; ‘Dramaturgies Of The Other: Self & Sense Making In Documentary Theatre’ led by Martha Bouziouri, Biennale Warszawa, MOMA, Warsaw


Maker, solo performer; ‘Akcja Lublin! Rozdział 2’, with students from the Studio of Spatial Activities, Galeria Labyrint, Lublin


Performer, workshop participant; ‘Male Breastfeeding’ led by Antonija Livingstone, Kem Care, MOMA, Warsaw




Architecture
2020


Exhibition designer; ‘Dimensions Of Reality: Female Minimal’, curated by Anke Kempkes & Pierre-Henri Foulon, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, UK


Exhibition designer; 'Body Double: Evelyne Axell', curated by Anke Kempkes & Krzysztof Kościuczuk, Muzeum Susch, Switzerland


Exhibition designer; ‘Dimensions Of Reality: Female Minimal’, curated by Anke Kempkes & Pierre-Henri Foulon, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Pantin, Paris


Exhibition designer; ‘On The Politics Of Delicacy’, curated by Anke Kempkes, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin


2019


Set design consultant; ‘Famme Flow Frame’, performance of Katarzyna Szugajew, at Les Urbaines Festival 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland


Exhibition design in collaboration with Centrala Taskforce; ‘100 Years Of Polish Architecture’, Katowice, Poland


Lead exhibition designer in collaboration with Maciej Siuda Pracownia; ‘Puppets: Theatre, Film, Politics’ for Zachęta National Gallery of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland


2016-present


Co-founder & director of Civic Soup CIC, an architecture collective engaging people with topics of ownership and place, in our public (and counterpublic) realms, Edinburgh, UK




Print
2021


‘Eau Salon’ exhibition publication, featuring ‘1808’, an erotic text

2020


‘Sense & Cessation: Earthly Constructions of Nationhood’, essay on nationhood, groundedness & queer eternities, for Spółdzielnia Krzak Papier, Issue No. 2


‘Modern Queer Poets’, Pilot Press, London, feat. three poems


2019


‘Queers to the Front’, zine, Warsaw, feat. two drawings




School


SNDO (School for New Dance Development), 2020

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Studio of Spatial Activities, led by Mirosław Bałka, 2018-2019
The Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland


Architecture MA (Hons) with First Class, 2012-2016

The University of Edinburgh, ESALA (Edinburgh School Of Architecture & Landscape Architecture)


Nominated for the RIBA President’s Bronze Medal 2016


Graduating thesis: ‘‘Queer Community Not Consumer Unity’: A Normative Critique Of The Gaybourhood & Its Antidotal Models Of Queer Spatial Production’