Quantum Negress aka Margaret M. Morris’s work traverses the sonic, literary, visual, and physical performance arts. It functions as a prayer/spell, a healing and as a permission slip to express and heal from from the reverberent traumas of he Maafa and Colonization. Quantum Negress encourages us to envision and build our preferred Novus Ordo Seclorum*
*Novus Ordo Seclorum is Latin for New World Order, the slogan of the Unites states traditionally referenced by US presidents during speeches and upon which numreous conspiracy theories are based.
Margaret Morris aka Quantum Negress is a multidisciplinary artist currently working on her genre transcending opus entitled Quantum Negress Tantras (QNT). She is an artist in residence at Elastic multidisciplinary arts space, and is an alumnus of the Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab artist program. Her work has received support from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Driehaus Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council, High Concept Labs, and Links Hall to name a few.
Margaret has taught and facilitated workshops at Columbia College Chicago, College of Lake County, University of New Haven and University of Indiana’s Bloomington campus ad more. Her work has been seen live in environments including the Chicago Cultural Cultural Center, W Hotel Chicago Lakeshore, Chicago Art Department, St. Marks Church, Epiphanie Episcopal Church, Uptown Arts DC, Bowery Poetry Club NYC, Constellation Chicago, Lichen Spiritual Archives, Wow Theater Cafe NYC, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, published on audio albums in collaboration with Heroes are Gang Leaders, the Exponential, Brahja and in Apogee Journal of Literature Volume 11.