Mem Morrison

Actor, Theatre Director, Writer, Lecturer

Morrison was born in south-east London to Turkish Cypriot parents.

He originally trained as an actor at drama school, He is also a writer, director, designer and lecturer. In 1995 He established Mem Morrison Company writing and performing my own work. He makes performances for theatres, galleries and site-specific spaces often touring internationally. His work enables me to collaborate with other artists, performers and musicians.

Mem Morrison is a performance artist who has been making his own, highly personal, work since 1995. He is interested in exploring performance as a healing process and as a way of finding a voice.

With a strong emphasis on design and colour, the work often draws upon personal history and environment to evoke the complexities of acknowledging and accepting cultural differences. The work varies in scale and location from solo to group performances.

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A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis

LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.

LCSS Summer School 2015

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