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Dr David Rushton


After a long spell working on TV policy and the introduction of local and community of interest TV David Rushton returned to art-making in 2004.

In 2009 he purchased the former lemonade factory in Sanquhar and began restoring and converting its buildings into the MERZ Workshop/Gallery (2011) and added the Artists’s Residency Bothy (2017).

Between 2012 and 2017 he set up several .TV channels, starting with Summerhall TV ( based at Summerhall in Edinburgh.

For further background on the inspiration behind MERZ see the RESOURCE section here.

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