Ella Morton

The town of Tilting, Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Fishing stages in the town of Tilting, Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Island in the Little Fogo archipelago, north of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Abandoned church in the Little Fogo archipelago, north of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Rock on the beach at Dyrhólaey, Southern Iceland. Chromira print from mordançage, 16x24 in, Edition of 5.

Pakri Lighthouse near Paldiski, Estonia, during a spring snowstorm over the Gulf of Finland. Chromira print from mordançage, 16x24 in, Edition of 5.

Research structure near Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Satellite dishes at an aurora borealis research station in Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Trees in the Otamus Nature Reserve near Häijää, Finland. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Old barn in the Otamus Nature Reserve near Häijää, Finland. Chromira print from mordançage, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

House outside of Iqaluit, Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

The tall ship Antigua in Blomstrandhalvøya, the "Flower Beach Peninsula" in Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 8x12 in, Edition of 5.

Snowy hills outside of Iqaluit, Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

The Tunabreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 8x12 in, Edition of 5.

Blomstrandbreen, the "Flower Beach Glacier," in Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Fuglefjorden, the "Bird Fjord," in Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Graveyard and historical site in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

The abandoned Soviet mining town of Pyramiden, Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

The abandoned Soviet mining town of Pyramiden, Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Blomstrandbreen, the "Flower Beach Glacier," in Svalbard, Norway. Chromira print from soaked film, 24x30 in, Edition of 5.

Ella Morton

Ella Morton is a Canadian visual artist living in Toronto. Her expedition-based practice has brought her to residencies and projects across Canada, as well as in Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Working primarily with photography, she uses experimental analogue processes to capture the sublime and fragile qualities of remote landscapes.

Originally from Vancouver, she earned a BFA from Parsons School of Design (New York) and an MFA from York University (Toronto). She has exhibited her work internationally, including shows at Walnut Contemporary (Toronto), Foley Gallery (New York), Contemporary Calgary (Calgary), Galérie AVE (Montréal), Idea Exchange (Cambridge), Viewpoint Gallery (Halifax), Photographic Center Northwest (Seattle), the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art (Kelowna) and Hanstholm Art Space (Denmark). She has also completed public art projects with Nocturne (Halifax), The Crying Room Projects (Vancouver), Roadside Attractions (Toronto) and Land- Shape (Denmark). Her work has been featured in Contact Photography Festival (Toronto), Exposure Photography Festival (Calgary), the Antimatter Media Art Festival (Victoria) and the Arctic Film Festival (Norway).

Ella has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the British Columbia Arts Council, the National Film Board of Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Upcoming projects include a residency at Union House Arts (Newfoundland) and an experimental Super 8mm film project titled The Great Kind Mystery.

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