Hilary’s singular vision of the world is captured in this exhibition which ranges across materials and mediums, though always displaying an affinity with the beauty of the ready-made.
Playing with found objects and exploring their potential for the communication of ideas, she searches for the sublime in contemporary existence. Though her work is often playful and quirky, on closer inspection we see darker subplots, with such themes as displacement and estrangement, alienation and exploitation. Morton tackles challenging concepts such as the meaning and meaninglessness of labels when considering gender and identity through to playful ideas drawn from fairy tale visions from childhood.
Her wish is that a predominantly hopeful and playful, (though at times tragic) interpretation of the world shines through.