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Festival in India offers Morag Myerscough "unequivocal apology" for copying her work

Posted On: 6 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Dezeen

Festival in India offers Morag Myerscough "unequivocal apology" for copying her work

Sulafest music festival in India has apologised to British designer Morag Myerscough for copying her colourful pavilion design, promising to commission original work in future.
Myerscough credited the "power of Instagram" for alerting her to the issue and supporting her campaign to get images of the copied work removed and the theft acknowledged.
A representative of Sula Vineyards , which runs the festival, has offered the designer an "unequivocal apology".
"This was an inadvertent oversight on our part and we take responsibility for it not happening in the future and ensuring that original artworks are put up and the artists get their due," they said.
Artists should be paid to do new work not copies
The designer, who had just returned from India where she delivered a talk at a symposium for women in design, told Dezeen that she hopes Sulafest champion original work from Indian artists and designs in future.
Morag Myerscough's Temple of Agape was built in London in 2014
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