Marcus Lyon (b.1965) is a British artist. He was born and raised in rural England and studied Political Science at University. Commissioned and exhibited globally, his works are held in both private and international collections, including the Detroit Institute of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Arts Council Collection (UK) and the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Washington DC. The 21st century saw his work move beyond traditional forms as he began to incorporate sound & science into his practice. He has created extensive bodies of work on dance, identity & globalisation. Outside the art world, Lyon is a determined social entrepreneur: A TED speaker, he currently serves as a Board Director of Somerset House and Leader’s Quest as well as supporting BLESMA  and Home-Start UK  as an Ambassador.


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Launch of the i.Detroit book &

In tandem with the launch of i.Detroit – A Human Atlas of an Ameican City, the studio has been working hard on the bespoke website –  to make the Human Atlas data accessible to all.

The i.Detroit Book – Available here.

Design for the both projects was lead by the inspirational Studio Sutherl&

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