Morgan Markey

The attached series, "ISOLA",  is a dreamy sequence of photographs depicting scenes of Filicudi, an island that sits outside of Sicily and is almost always deserted (only 235 people living on the island) besides the few visitors that come each Summer. Like many volcanic islands, Filicudi is lush with new life and greenery while at the same time barren with desert landscape. The Island carries with it, feelings of isolation, loneliness and beauty. These images act as a reminder for the volcanic activity and energy that created this island and the planet itself-as a metaphor for rebirth in a time where death feels ever-present. These images are visually, both a reminder and a respite, from current feelings of isolation and questions of mortality.

A single plant sprouts up from the island's surface with the backdrop of a seemingly infinite sea.
Tip of a volcano amidst swirling clouds.
Bio: 

Morgan is a London based photographer and visual artist. She recently received her MA from the Royal College of Art visual communication programme. Morgan’s photography takes into consideration our current political states of being and aims to find how political ideologies manifest themselves in our everyday.

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Switzerland
Geneva
the substance brute project captures unrefined poetry in ordinary places and through daily objects do more with less conception of art
United States of America
Berkeley
The female body is nothing short of a miracle, stronger than any of us were taught to think about ourselves. During the pandemic deep into the shelter in place order, I got to witness a home birth. These images were inspired by the water birth, the beauty of both the before and after. As the po...
Taiwan
New Taipei City
This series juxtaposes the torn and dirty USian flag with the naked bodies of all genders, races, sexuality, nationality, and cultural backgrounds to capture their vulnerability, emotions, and strength, critiquing the United States as the dreamland and shelter for all humans. The U.S. was alleg...
Bangladesh
Sirajgonj
Shadow of life I was born into a poor family where life means war. We have to fight for survival. Where love is worthless ,Art where luxury only . I am surprised when I look at my reflection. Everyone knows I'm successful today. But no one wants to hear the story behind this success. So I look at my...
United Kingdom
London
The focus of Crystal Clean, is to explore the idea that seemingly absolute perfection is a prison and entrapment we unknowingly encase ourselves in.  This crystal shell she lives in is striking and audacious, not easy to miss. It acts as a label slapped across her body to be stared at,...

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