Morris, Roger (REMO) [ephemera]

Production date
Circa 1983-2012
A collection of ephemera relating to the artistic practice of Taranaki artist Roger Morris (REMO). The collection includes exhibition invitations, newspaper clippings, reproduction artworks, posters and artwork.
The collection of ephemera was donated by Roger after he was approached as a part of the established Puke Ariki collecting priority, the Taranaki Artist Ephemera project (2012-2015).
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Circa 1983-2012
Item list

  Folder 1

1. List [1pp]. Exhibitions – Roger Morris, 1983-1993. Photograph attached.

2. Photograph [photocopy]. Morris and his mother [letter written by Muggeridge on reverse]. C. 1984.

3. Exhibition catalogue. Roger Morris, An Artistic Pair. 1989.

4. Typescript. ‘ Visceral Rural Recoil’, article on Morris and Muggeridge by Christine Leov Leavland. C. 1989.

5. Newsletter [photocopy, front page]. Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, December 1989-January 1990. On reverse, review of Roger Morris work by Christine Leov Leavland, undated.

10. Advertisement. Taranaki Espresso, The Milking Shed Will Never Be The Same… Espresso machine designed by Morris, built by an external party. C. 1996.

12. Poster. Te Kupenga, Carving Stone New Plymouth, Tasman Prospect, Taranaki. C. 1996-1999.

13. Card. ‘Auckland night time’. 1997.

14. Poster. ‘The casino life’. 27 July 1998.

15. Newspaper clipping and photocopy. Associated to the death of a man in Whanganui who was killed setting off a bomb. C. 1998.

16. Poster. Show at Enjoy Gallery, Wellington. 2001.

17. Review. Show ‘Barking the Dog’. 2001.

18. Artist profile. The Walrus Gallery, Roger Edward Morris, REMO. 2001.

19. Review. By Trevor Landers. 2002.

20. Magazine. Vibe, Issue 6. 10-23 October 2002.

21. Reproduction. ‘Amercia’. C. 2002-2003.

22. Booklet [photocopy]. Remo, Brain cell 4 8 3, enduring freedom. C. 2002-2003.

23. Reproduction. Painting on Wellington trapeze artist ‘Pippi’. C. 2004.

24. Photocopy. Time Magazine cover image with heading by Morris. C. 2004-2005.

25. Programme. The Virtual Tourist Passport Wellington. 21-22 February 2004.

26. Programme. The Virtual Tourist Map of Wellington Artist’s Studios, 26-27 February 2005.

27. Invitation. Enduring Freedom, Series of Paintings by Roger Morris REMO. Aaron Laurence Gallery, 10 December 2006.

28. Review. Love Field Deviation – New work by Roger Morris by Camilla Nel. C. 2008.

29. Invitation. Remote control Paintings and other work recent and previous to 911, roger morris remo. Mygalaxi Gallery, 11 September 2008.

30. Artist statement. Roger Morris, See Nothing. C. 2008.

31. Letter [4pp]. To The Listener magazine regarding 911. C. 2008-2009.

32. Photocopy. Paper on thermite in World Trade Centre. 2009.

34. Poster. Remote Control Works Recent and Previous to the Polemic, Roger Morris Paintings Drawings Sculpture. Mygalaxi Gallery, 11 September-11 October 2010.

36. Invitation. Mirrorscript paintings sculpture, work recent & previous to the discussion by Roger Morris. 30 March 2012.

37. Newspaper clipping. ‘Artist embraces new chapter’. Taranaki Daily News, 10 April 2012.

38. Artist profile. REMO. Undated.

39. Artist profile. Roger Morris, Remo. Rem. Rm. Undated.

40. Newspaper clipping [photocopy]. ‘Art made from many dimensions’. Unknown newspaper, undated.

41. Newspaper clipping [photocopy]. ‘Chop for vasectomy painting’. Unknown newspaper, undated.

42. Advertisement. AE977Truth. Undated.

43. Advertisement. 9/11 Whistleblowers. Undated.

44. Reproduction. Painting reference photograph. Undated.

45. Letter [1pp]. Regarding Radio New Zealand coverage on 911. Undated.

46. Photocopies. Photographs of art works printed on advertisement mail. Undated. 2 versions.

47. Photograph [photocopy]. Neil Armstrong, inspiration for art, proof of achievement of moon landing in facial expression. Undated.

48. Photograph [photocopy]. Internal core, WTC 1 column; reference material.

49. Photograph [photocopy]. Morris holding plastic gun with George Washington $1 bill image. Undated.

50. Pamphlet. Designed and written by Morris. Template for ongoing artwork, possibility of distributing around town as “guerrilla artwork”. Undated.

  Folder 2

Folder. Photographs (46). Works by Morris all pre-2000 except no. 7 c. 2005-2006.

  Folder 3

6. Reproduction. ‘Letters from the Front’. 1992.

7. Reproduction. Print, ‘Auckland by Night’. C. 1993.

8. Reproduction. ‘Ancestry’; Ancestry tree. C. 1993-1994.

9. Letter. To the Board of Investigation regarding the construction of the Taranaki Combined Cycle PowerStation. 8 June 1994.

11. Reproduction. Print of Te Papa. C. 1996.

33. Preliminary poster. For show in Wellington ‘the Failure of Imagination’. 2010.

35. Poster. Show ‘Remote Control 911’. 2011.

52. Folder. Diatribes and poems. ‘Operational thesis’. Undated. 10 pieces.

53. Poster. 'Taranaki à Paris', an exhibition by the 'Virtual Tart' artists which was shown at the Gallery 59 Rivoli in Paris, 4-16 November 2014.

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