Internal Politics: Great Expectations

Through an invitation to participate in a group exhibition in NYC entitled Internal Politics: Great Expectations, Suzanne submitted Like You, Like Me, an audio collage which features the brave stories of people in Seattle who are currently experiencing homelessness or have experienced homelessness in the recent past. These compelling stories resonate with humanness, strength and struggle. Eleven voices in this collage are those of Real Change News vendors in Seattle, Washington.

The Arts Inhabit an Old Furniture Factory

With the recent release of the 2016 One Night Count (which increased with 733 more people sleeping out unsheltered), in conjunction with exhibitions 35 Live and UN[contained] presented by the Center on Contemporary Art, Morlock will participate in a pop-up exhibition on Saturday, March 12, from 6-10pm in Georgetown, as part of the monthly Georgetown Art Attack. Conceived of as an extra special evening of creativity by CoCA in conjunction with the Equinox open studios at 6555 5th Ave S., Seattle WA.

More Fruit and a Fond Farewell

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Toward the end of our residency we collaborated with Osteria da Filippo hosting movie nights! Osteria da Filippo is a local Italian osteria owned by Filippo who married a local woman and who shares his native Italian culture through food in Old Rauma. Suzanne and Glenn hosted 4 Wednesdays of art biographies at the Osteria. Filippo was excited to have some entertainment at the Osteria and was gracious about making a poster and spreading the word.  …and there's more »

Dreaming in Celsius

News article in FinnishSince the last post we have hatched a variety of projects in addition to the community public art work which was featured in Länsi-Suomi on 07 October. We held an “open door” as the Finnish refer to an open house where the public is invited to come see a work in progress. We had many interesting conversations with community members in awe of  …and there's more »

Yhteisöllinen tanssityöpaja Raumalle

This blurb appeared in yesterday’s Länsi-Suomi, the newspaper for the Rauma Finland region. English translation follows, along with sign-up information.

Yhteisöllinen tanssityöpaja Raumalle

Amerikkalainen koreografi, Dancers’ Workshopin johtaja, Babs Case valmistelee yhdessä kuvanveistäjä Suzanne Morlockin kanssa Raumalle tanssiteosta paikallisten ihmisten kanssa. Case on RaumArsin taiteilijavieras lokakuussa.  …and there's more »

valmiina, paikoillanne, mene!

(ready, set, go!)
We arrived in Rauma, Finland on September 1st and have been buzzing along since. We are staying in Old Rauma, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The setting is inspiring and the old architecture provides a constant memory of the history of this place.

The center piece of the three month artist-in-residency is a community public art work. The design team consists of two artists-in-residence selected by RaumArs, Suzanne Morlock and Glenn Messersmith and local Rauma artist and expert lace maker Tarmo Thorström. Together they will create a work of art for a local park, Parpansali Park, in Old Rauma.  …and there's more »