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Tessa Norton The Fields Here Are Full of Ghosts 2019 Installation shot from All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding Wysing Arts Centre 2019 Photo Jay Parekh Wysing Arts Centre

Tessa Norton

Resident artist

Country: UK


Tessa Norton is an artist and writer based in West Yorkshire. Her work playfully explores cosmic and expansive worlds using unlikely theoretical frameworks like pop music, teen movies and ghost stories. Her publication The Fields Here Are Full of Ghosts was published by Wysing Polyphonic in 2019. Her writing has appeared in various publication including Tribune, The Wire and Burlington Contemporary, and in exhibitions and events at Rough Trade, Wysing Arts Centre, The Tetley, Liverpool Biennial, Flat Time House, and more. She is co-editor, with Bob Stanley, of the book Excavate: The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall (Faber & Faber, 2021).


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Virtual Tour: Let The Song Hold Us

Explore a virtual tour of Let The Song Hold Us. An exhibition of new immersive artworks that explore how music and song bring together the family and collective histories we inherit.


Korakrit Arunanondchai and Alex Gvojic Songs for living 2021 Installation view at FACT Image by Rob Battersby WEB RES 25

Listen: I’ve got the power!

For Framework for Trust, artist in residence Tessa Norton and artist Shonagh Short have produced a podcast by exchanging voice notes.


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