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Distinguished Professor Sally Morgan PhD, MA, BA

Distinguished Professor - Director of Doctoral Research

College of Creative Arts

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Deakin University (2019)
  • Master of Arts - University of Warwick (1999)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Sheffield Polytechnic (1975)

Prizes and Awards

  • Awarded the Esteemed Researcher Award for Research Excellence due to my outstanding research achievements and contributions. The award acknowledged my "internationally recognised contribution to the understanding of research in the creative arts" and my "extraordinary service to the discipline". From: Massey University - (2008)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 3

Research Outputs

Journal

Trubridge, S., Richards, J., Morgan, SJ., Trubridge, W., Douglas, M., Malou Strandvad, S., . . . Verhoeven, D. (2017). Sudden Depth. GPS: Global Performance Studies. (1.1) Retrieved from http://gps.psi-web.org/issue-1-1/sudden-depth/
[Journal article]Authored by: Morgan, S.Contributed to by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2016). Commemoration and Moral Choice in the Travails of the Bomb-Aimer’s Daughter. Memory Connection. 2(1), 68-81 Retrieved from http://memoryconnection.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/The-Cultures-of-Memory.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Gough, P., & Morgan, SJ. (2013). 'A Faux cenotaph': Guerilla interventions and the contestation of rhetorical public space. Journal of War and Culture Studies. 6(1), 92-108
[Journal article]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Fleming, JS., Gibson, R., Harris, B., Morgan, S., Noble, A., O'Keeffe, K., . . . Gander, P. (2011). The 'waking incubator': Exploring the interface between the performing arts and the science of sleep. International Journal of Science in Society. 2(3), 291-308 Retrieved from http://ijy.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.187/prod.144
[Journal article]Authored by: Gander, P., Gibson, R., Morgan, S., Noble, A., O'Keeffe, K.
Gough, P., & Morgan, S. (2004). Manipulating the metonymic: The politics of civic identity and the Bristol Cenotaph, 1919-1932. Journal of Historical Geography. 30(4), 665-684
[Journal article]Authored by: Morgan, S.

Book

Morgan, SJ. (2011). 'Disassembled':Chapter. In P. Gander, & S. Trubridge (Eds.) The Waking Incubator: Sleep Science and Performing Arts in Dialogue.. (pp. N/A - N/A). Wellington, New Zealand: The Waking Incubator, Massey University
[Chapter]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2010). 'On One January Day in 1915'. In P. Chielens (Ed.) Serve: A New Recipe for Sacrifice. (pp. 25 - 27). Waiouru, New Zealand: National Army Museum
[Chapter]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Austerlitz, N., Blythman, M., Grove White, A., Jones, B., Jones, C., Morgan, SJ., . . . Vaughan, S. (2008). Mind the gap: Expectations ambiguity and pedagogy within art and design higher education. In . Linda Drew (Ed.) GLAD: The student experience in art and design higher education: Drivers for change. (pp. 125 - 148). Cambridge, UK: Jill Rogers Associates Limited
[Chapter]Authored by: Morgan, S.

Creative Work

Morgan, SJ., & Richards, J. (2017) Love like Salt. [Exhibition] By Morgan+Richards. [A durational Live Art work, performed over five hours as a site-based interactive installation]. In Performing, Writing International Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand. 13 March 2017
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2016) The Breath of the Bomb Aimer's Daughter. [Exhibition] [Mixed Media] In Cicatrices: Works by Sally J Morgan, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago USA
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2016) The Fallen 1-7. [Exhibition] The Sullivan Galleries, Chicago.
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2016) SOLUTION. [Exhibition] [Live Art] IN>TIME16 Performance Art Triennial, Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, USA
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ., & Richards, J. (2016) Drowning/Undrowning. [Exhibition] [Solo show, Iive art work and video installation]. In Cicatrices: works by Sally J Morgan. Sullivan Galleries, Chicago USA
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.Edited by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ., & Richards, J. (2015) DISSECTION. [Exhibition] Feminism and the Body in Performance: Current Practices, MART Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, 7 June 2015
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2015) In the Hollow of your Hand. [Exhibition] [Live Art] In Deep Anatomy PSi #21 Fluid States dispersed symposium. Long Island, The Bahamas
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2015) The Solution of the Bomb Aimer's Daughter. [Exhibition] Performance Arcade, Waterfront, Wellington.
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2014) Burden of Memory. [Exhibition] [Live Art Performance]. Syracuse University, New York State, USA. 20 Oct 2014
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2014) Extracts of the Circumstance of Desire. [Exhibition] Gallery Balchik, Bulgaria
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2014) How Long Have I been Here?. [Exhibition] [Interactive Installation] Commissioned by Te Tuhi Gallery as a 'Process-Led Commission' as part of the international exhibition 'Unstuck in Time'. Te Tuhi Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2014) How Long Have I been Here? (No.1). [Exhibition] Te Tuhi
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2014) The Circumstance of Desire. [Exhibition] [Site-based Installation/Performance]. In Wanderlust: Poste Restante, Atelier 301, AtelierFrankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany. 26 Feb 2014 - 03 May 2014
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2013) The Burden of the Bomb-Aimer's Daughter. [Exhibition] [Performance/Installation] In The Cultures of Memory Project, Theatre 3, York St John University, York, United Kingdom
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2013) The Travails of the Bomb-Aimer's Daughter. [Exhibition] [Performance/Installation]. The Performance Arcade, Wellington Waterfront, New Zealand
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2011, October 16). Waking: an Exhibition of Art/Science Collaborations. (No. of Pieces: 1) [Installation]. World Sleep Conference, Kyoto International Conference Centre,Kyoto, Japan.
[Exhibition]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2010). Disassembled [Artefact]. Smash Palace Fund (Creative New Zealand and MORST): Waking Incubator Open Lab , Print Factory, Wellington
[Artefact]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, S., O'Keeffe, K., & Pierce, R. (2010) Expo the Waking Incubator. [Exhibition] Minas Gerais, Brazil
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S., O'Keeffe, K.
Morgan, SJ. (2006) Performance Art Series, in collaboration with the Dunedin Fringe Festival. [Exhibition] The Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
[Artwork]Authored by: Morgan, S.

Conference

Morgan, SJ., & Richards, J. (2016, January). FROZEN IN>TENSITIES. Presented at IN>TIME16 Performance Festival. School of the Art Institute Chicago, US.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2015, April). Developing a site-based artwork: In the Hollow of your Hand.. Presented at Deep Anatomy Symposium, part of Fluid States PSI No. 21. Long Island, the Bahamas.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2015, June). In the Hollow of your Hand: Disregarding the ‘Male Gaze’. Oral presentation of a paper selected for conference section: Feminism and the Body in Performance. Presented at Current Practices Symposium. MART Gallery, Dublin Ireland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2013). Commemoration and Moral Choice in 'The Travails of the Bomb-Aimer's Daughter'.. , The Cultures of Memory Symposium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2013). Performance as Process: the Charisma of Labour. , Performing Performance Symposium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2011). “To Fill This Void Land”: Acclimatisation as Mnemonic Device in Victorian New Zealand. In K. Baird (Ed.)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2011). “To Fill This Void Land”: Acclimatisation as Mnemonic device in victorian New Zealand. In . Baird,K, & . Phillips,K (Eds.) Memory Connection. Vol. 1 (pp. 100 - 113). Wellington, New Zealand: Contained Memory
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ.(2010, December). “To Fill This Void Land”: Acclimatisation as Mnemonic device in Victorian New Zealand. Memory Connection Journal. 1 (1)(pp. 100 - 113). 2253-1823. Retreived from http://www.memoryconnection.org/journals/memory-connection-vol-01/
[Conference]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, S. (2010, December). To fill this void land. Presented at Contained Memory. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, S. (2010). To fill this void land. In Contained Memory Conference 2010(pp. 57 - 57). : Massey University and Te Papa
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2008, March). Art and Social Context. Project-based Learning in the Community. Presented at Project-Centered Learning Workshop. Massachusetts Institute of Teachnology, Cambridge, MA, United States.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ., Shannon, C., & Wensley, C.(2008). The role of social context and/or external partners in project centered learning. . Massachusetts Institute of Teachnology, Cambridge, USA
[Conference Other]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2007). In praise of contingent spaces: The educational project curation of Sally Tallant. In Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators (ANZAAE) 2007 Conference(pp. 48). , 2007 Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators: Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2007, July). In praise of contingent spaces: The educational project curation of Sally Tallant. Presented at Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators (ANZAAE) 2007 Conference. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2007, October). Experiences with the PBRF assessment. Presented at Research Quality Framework International Moderation Panel Forum. Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.

Other

Morgan, SJ. (2014, October). Propositions. Presented at The School of the Art Institute Chicago, USA. : A public presentation of the artist's research, in conversation with Nicholas Lowe.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.
Morgan, SJ. (2007, April). In a hundred years of occupation. In Dartington College of Arts Research Seminar. Presented at Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Morgan, S.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 6
Co-supervisor 4 2

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

Co-supervisor of:

  • Rebecca Ora - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Wide Path The outside is not outside. Explorations of a Multiplicitous Landscape
  • Bruce Phillips - Doctor of Philosophy
    Decolonising the Curatorial Turn
  • Gabrielle Amodeo - Doctor of Philosophy
    Conceptual Intimacy: Intimacy in Conceptual Art
  • Vanessa Gerrie - Doctor of Philosophy
    After Fashion's End: Borderless Design Practice

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Alison Lundy - Doctor of Philosophy
    'this domestic sublime'
  • 2019 - Bronwyn Holloway-Smith - Doctor of Philosophy
    The Southern Cross Cable: A Tour: Art, the internet and national identify in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • 2019 - David Guerin - Doctor of Philosophy
    Re-shaping a First World War Narrative: A Sculptural Memorialisation Inspired by the Letters and Diaries of One New Zealand Soldier.
  • 2018 - Sam Trubridge - Doctor of Philosophy
    Pelagic States: beyond nomadic and oceanic practices
  • 2017 - Tim Barlow - Doctor of Philosophy
    Caring Deception: Community art in the suburbs of Aotearoa (New Zealand)
  • 2011 - John Di Stefano - Doctor of Philosophy
    Moving images of home

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2014 - Peter Trevelyan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Orthogonal Orthodoxy
  • 2012 - Paul Melser - Doctor of Philosophy
    Pictures of the Body: Painting as Praxis

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