Saretta Morgan (b. 1987) is a Brooklyn-based writer and artist born in Kentucky, who is concerned with the experience of intimate spaces. Her work has appeared in Apogee Journal, Tagvverk, The Guardian, Tuesday, An Art Journal, Mutating Cities, and The Volta, among others. She has received support from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, The Home School, and Tamaas Cross Cultural Organization. Morgan holds a B.A from Columbia University and an M.F.A from Pratt Institute.

Featured Image Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist

11.27.2015 (Studied for a self-portrait.)

ankle ! vagina : 85 cm wrist ! ankle : 74 cm wrist circumference : 16 cm ankle ! nipple : 128 cm nipple ! nipple : 19 cm shoulder ! shoulder : 43 cm heel ! toe (big) : 26 cm knee ! ear : 103 cm vulva : 4 cm

Ink drawings of 3 imagined gardens.

A slave might appreciate the autonomy of a little patch given him [/her/them], but he [/she/they] wouldn’t advertise it.

Transcribed first 7minutes & 35 seconds of Spillers’s “The Idea of Black Culture”

morphological commemorative spaces

What my mother dreamt while fasting.

(A list of racehorse names)

Never Say Never Rock Hard Ten Master Lightening Day Trader Understandably Go For The Blue!

12. 30. 2015
One ink drawing of Penelope asleep on clean laundry. Instructions for turning a sheet of paper into an envelope.

(“The Price of the Ticket”)

—: he had never seen the America his uniform was meant to represent.
—: Egypt.
—: as I must suppose.
—: and, in the main, nothing more than that, or, as he was to insist, nothing less.

1.6.2016 30-second sunrise.


Some days a series of facts
Some days the articulation of an imagined future Some days the interpretation of objects
Some days the interpretation of imagined objects A theory based on these findings

2.7.2016 water (after) (at)