Morgan Sheridan

sherm833@newschool.edu

back into my body (excerpt)

2018-ongoing
White stoneware, Brown stoneware
Size varies

corner pile 2018

White stoneware slip, Hanes 100% cotton underwear size L
8 x 9 x 12

corner pile (back) 2018

White stoneware slip, Hanes 100% cotton underwear size L 8 x 9 x 12

corner pile (detail) 2018

White stoneware slip, Hanes 100% cotton underwear size L
8 x 9 x 12

i only trust you to keep these secrets 2018

Remnants from performance
White stoneware

i only trust you to keep these secrets (detail) 2018

Remnants from performance
White stoneware

vessels 2018

White stoneware
Size Varies

Artist Statement

Morgan Sheridan is a multidisciplinary artist originally from Atlanta, Georgia working and living in Brooklyn, NY. Working in sculpture, photo, performance, and installation, Sheridan’s work surrounds themes of queerness, dailyness, and intimacy. The work that they are creating offers a series of critiques on conventional ideas of intimacy that they deem as constraining and irrelevant. They are completely enamored by larger ideas such as loss, falling in and out of love, and tending to oneself and the process of getting back into your own body, as well as small details such as dirty laundry, hair, and the back of a knee. All of these rather daily and mundane things resonate on a similar plane in terms of their degrees of intimacy. They asks you to re-evaluate the standard ideas of intimacy, challenge yourself on how you encounter language, and think through queer world making/queerness as a lens to view.