Michael Morris has been Co-Director of Artangel with James Lingwood since 1991. Together they have built Artangel into a significant international commissioning and producing organisation, working internationally with artists across the visual arts and performance as well as forging innovative collaborations with film and the broadcast media.
After working at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) as Director of Performing Arts in the 1980s, Michael established his own production company Cultural Industry in 1987, since when he has continued to develop the work of Pina Bausch and Robert Lepage in the UK.
Michael is also an Artistic Advisor to the Manchester International Festival, the Roundhouse, the Wexner Center in Ohio and Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center in Long Island. He is a member of Tate Modern Council, an ambassador for Alain de Botton’s The School of Life, a guest lecturer for the Clore Leadership Foundation and a trustee of Longplayer.