Trish Morrissey: Autofictions
Twenty years of photography and film
Museum Gustaf 5.2.2022—8.1.2023
This first major survey exhibition of Irish artist Trish Morrissey (b.1967) brings together more than twenty years of work, focussing on the artist’s commitment to representing female experience and telling the often overlooked stories of women, and features a new body of work inspired by the lives of Sissi and Ruth Serlachius.
Trish Morrissey was born in Dublin and lives and works in the UK. Her practice combines performance, photography and film, using archival research and her own biography as points of departure to develop and play real and fictional characters and explore ideas around family, the roles of women, and the body.
In 2015 she made a series of photographs based on material from the archives of the Gösta Serlachius Fine Art Foundation for the exhibition Touching from a Distance at Gösta Pavilion. She returns to Mänttä with her first solo exhibition in Finland. The exhibition is curated by Kate Best.
Photo: Trish Morrissey, Self-portrait with snail, 2020 © Trish Morrissey