This current body of work focuses on the relationship with her paternal grandmother and its continuance after her death. The artist re-examines memories and emotions through archival imagery, familial heirlooms and storytelling from a personal perspective. The body of work also explores the illusion of control utilizing photography, digital manipulation, and textile techniques such as digital printing on fabric, hand sewing and dyeing.
Morgan Stephenson is a freelance photographer living, working, and studying in Bloomington, Indiana. She is currently an MFA candidate of Photography at Indiana University and holds a BFA in Photography at Memphis College of Art in Memphis, Tennessee. Raised predominately in the American South, she enjoys creating work that investigates familial relations through the concepts of memory, comfort, and emotion.