I’m an explorer, I love experimenting with my own emotions and feelings and how the people feel about objects of my creativity.
The main things that interest me are the old traditions, ancient
cultures and standard canons, stereotypes that end up being broken by
me. I use the carpet as a complete object, because it’s one of the most
natural objects that we see from our early ages. For me as an ordinary
person it’s a symbol of comfort and tradition, but not for me as an
By spooling carpets I add new three-dimensional patterns, but I’m not
interested in any kind of merging between the past and present, I’m
just interested in the past because it’s just the most stable conception
of our lives. I use a computer for making the sketches and only
afterwards I transfer them on to traditional materials. By using the
modern pixel on the old carpet we just hear the voices of past times.
Polly Morgan is a British artist working in London. She rose to attention after learning taxidermy in 2004, when she began to play with and dismantle taxidermy traditions, creating sculptures that have increasingly sidestepped symbolism in order to consider the animal formally.