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Research from Morley, Michael


Michael Morley


Michael is a Lecturer in Drawing within the Dunedin School of Art. His research expertise encompasses Contemporary Art, Drawing, Painting, Video and Sound, and he began working for OP in 2000. Michael holds a Master of Fine Art (Painting) from the University of Canterbury and a BA from the University of Otago.

Research Outputs

Creative Work

Morley, M. (2019) Call Back the Dogs. Exhibition, performance and music album, Audio Foundation, 4 Poynton Terrace, CBD, Auckland 7 -28 June. https://gatemm.bandcamp.com/album/call-back-your-dogs-lp


Morley, M. and Orcutt, B. (2017) Electric Guitar Duets http://landandseaeditions.virb.com http://www.crystallinemorphologies.com

Morley, M. (2016) Sadness Sings. Contribution to the group exhibition Exploded Worlds, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 6 Feb. - 31 Dec. 2016. Curated by Lucy Hammonds and Lauren Gutsellhttp://dunedin.art.museum/exhibitions/now/works_from_the_dunedin_public_art_gallery_collection

Morley, M. (2016) Oceans Quarters. Sound recording, 10 inch record, published by Spring Press, New York City, New York.http://thespringpress.com/30-michael-morley/

Morley, M. (2016) A word to you who have great possessions (Gate 1979?-?1989) https://gatemm.bandcamp.com/album/a-word-to-you-who-have-great-possessions-gate-1979-1989

Morley, M. (2016) Gate Saturday Night Fever. Album, MIE Records, U.K.

Morley, M. (2016) Electric Guitar Solo 25 November 2016 Christchurch City Art Gallery. David Haines and Joyce Hinterding Dark Energies: Good Vibrations. Nathan Pohio post in Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154818463034515&set=a.10152265793039515.1073741829.673474514&type=3&theater¬if_t=mention¬if_id=1480194310250836

Morley, M., Russell, B., Yeats, R. (2016) The Dead C performance at The Festival of Eternal Gratitude, Copenhagen, Denmark, 15-17 September 2016 http://foeg.dk/

Morley, M. (2016) A word to you who have great possessions (Gate 1989?-?1999) https://gatemm.bandcamp.com/album/a-word-to-you-who-have-great-possessions-gate-1989-1999

Morley, M. (2016) A word to you who have great possessions (Gate 1999?-?2009) https://gatemm.bandcamp.com/album/a-word-to-you-who-have-great-possessions-gate-1999-2009

Morley, M. (2016) PRN Composition as Gate https://gatemm.bandcamp.com/album/prn

Morley, M. (2016) Good Deeds and Some Love. Composition as Gate https://gatemm.bandcamp.com/album/good-deeds-and-some-love

Kastel, S., Morley, M., and Morgia, N. (2016) Gate Control Unit Composition, performance and artwork, http://www.8mmrecs.bigcartel.com/product/gate-control-unit-s-t-8mm-063-lp https://soundcloud.com/8mmrecs/8mm-062

Morley, M. and Oliver, M. (2016) Internet Speed. Composition & performance, https://tfcmusic3.bandcamp.com/track/internet-speed

Journal Article

Morley, M. (2016) Epiphanies: the power of tape loops. The Wire, Issue 390, August 2016

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