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Nov 04, 2022

Bird Song — Embracing Change

Morag Myerscough

About this video


In search of living a more sustainable way... and how it informs Morag's work, from personal to public, urban to country, local to global, individual to community.


Morag Myerscough

Morag is London born and bred. She creates huge structural art installations and immersive spatial works that champion community and public interaction. She is fascinated by how colour, pattern and words can change urban environments and people's perceptions of spaces to places. Her work is rooted in creating a sense of joy and belonging for all those who encounter it. Acclaimed projects include The Movement Cafe (London, 2012), Designer Maker User (permanent exhibition, Design Museum London, 2016), Sheffield Children hospital bedrooms (2017), Love at First Sight (pavilion installation in Aberdeen, 2019), Make Happy Those Who Are Near (structural installation in Hong Kong, 2019), Naves Cafe (permanent installation, Matadero, Madrid 2020), Magical Fantasty (Philadelphia, 2021), Temple of Curiosity (AfrikaBurn, 2022), Vive La Vida (Chile, 2022), Joy Pavilion (Sheffield Children Hospital, 2022), The Village (Compton Verney, UK, 2022), The Future Belongs To What Was As Much As What Is (Hadrian Wall, Housesteads, 2022). Morag was made a ‘Royal Designer for Industry' RDI RSA. She is an Honorary Fellow, Royal Institute of British Architects; Honorary Fellow (RIBA), University Arts London (UAL CSM); Honorary Doctorate, Gloucester University, UK; Honorary Professorship, University for the Creative Arts (UCA); Honorary Fellow, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB).