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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 a writer and artist based in West Yorkshire. Her work spans text, publications, performance and events, playfully exploring 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 and featured in Wysing Arts Centre’s 30th anniversary exhibition, All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding. Her writing has appeared in Tribune, The Wire, Doggerland, The Bad Vibes Club Reader, Corridor 8, LAUGH, Hoax and Art Licks, and in events at The Tetley, Liverpool Biennial, Flat Time House, SPACE, Shady Todmorden, Ex-Baldessarre and more. She is co-editor, with Bob Stanley, of the book Excavate: The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall (Faber & Faber, forthcoming 2021).

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