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Morag Myerscough’s residency opened today in her own Pavilion at the Library of Birmingham. She came to speak to us at Birmingham 2022, back when the both the Pavilion and the Library were still under contsruction. For a little introduction to Morag as an artist, and to find out a little more about the Pavilion and her residency, take a peek at this short video from when we had a little chat with her back in July.

Studio Myerscough residence opens today, September 10th in the Library of Birmingham Pavilion, and runs until the end of the week. Join her from 10 – 6pm each day to try your hand at stencilling, other design techniques, and to immerse yourself in her world of bright and bold.

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I’m not a grown-up. I don’t have a house, or a full-time 9-5. I don’t even drink tea of coffee. In my driving lesson this morning, on my fourth attempt to perform a passable parallel park, I distinctly heard myself whine ‘I’m BORED!’, whilst clumsily ramming the vehicle into reverse and speeding it inaccurately towards the curb. It was the exact tone I used when I was fifteen, faced with a page of algebraic equations and a very slow-ticking clock. Six years on, and it still doesn’t take much to metaphorically sit me right back down in one of those red plastic chairs at the back of my GCSE maths classroom.

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Kerry + Amy illustrated by Reiss Hesson

Today we moved back into our FEED studios in Millenium Point, and carried on re-drafting and adding final touches to the articles.

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In my project, I have adopted the same idea as Abbey; that in the 10 years time, we may revert to styles of the past. A mixing of rustic looking styles with technology is already apparent today. Think of the artwork on websites like Dropbox or Twitter. Or our very own Birmingham 2022 blog! There is a trend at the moment of making things look handmade and individual.

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