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Morpheus, Zaha Hadid Morpheus Hotel, Macau

A site specific installation in situ at Melco Crown Resorts, Macau

Morpheus
2018
digital face mounted photographs
130cm x 5m

Art Consultant: Natalie Blair
Digital Designer: Robyn Crick
Fine Art Photographic Printers: Widerhall
Installation: Widerhall
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Client: Melco Resorts

Marion Borgelt completes designs for 52 lift lobbies of the spectacular Morpheus Hotel designed by the late, renowned architect Zaha Hadid and her firm. Based on 3 series of her paintings- Mirror Strobe Suite, Bloodlight Star and Lunar Tango – Marion Borgelt has designed digital face-mounted photographs representing worlds of light and colour overlayed with transparent luminous orbs and beams of light.