Richard Grayson - The Magpie Index

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The Magpie Index is a new single-screen high-definition video art-work by artist Richard Grayson, focusing on legendary singer-songwriter Roy Harper.

Opening at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea 16th January 2010 as part of a five-year retrospective on the work of Richard Grayson.

The exhibition continues until 14th March 2010.

In The Magpie Index Roy Harper delivers a series of monologues to camera. Each section addresses a different aspect of his work, his philosophy and history, covering the counter culture; religion and superstition; ornithology; nature and the environment; political engagement and the end of politics as well as Harper’s experiences in the music world and the importance of changing light bulbs.

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