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Miriam is an artist, working in theatre design, photography, printmaking and textiles. She is Artist in Residence/ Research Associate in the Development Studies Department at SOAS, University of London.

She has an MA with distinction in European Scenography from Central Saint Martins and holds degrees from SOAS in Political Science (MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development) and the University of Edinburgh (MA Hons in English Literature)

Believing that theatre and visual art have the unique possibility of communicating meaningfully to wide and diverse audiences, her work has taken her to Iran, Australia, Sudan, Kosova, Eritrea and the DRC where she has created performances, exhibitions and installations in theatres, football pitches, churches and factories, with national theatres, artists, street children and people of all ages.

Recent projects in the UK include War Correspondents (Greenwich Festival Commission, dir. Steven Hoggett and Helen Chadwick),  Black and  Tales of the MP3  (both 20 Stories High/ Liverpool Everyman, dir. Julia Samuels),  My Name Is...  (Tamasha/ Tron/ Arcola, dir.Philip Osment),  Palace of the End  (Royal Exchange/ Traverse. Amnesty Freedom of Speech Award, dir. Greg Hersov), Bang Bang Bang  (Out of Joint/ Royal Court Upstairs, dir Max Stafford Clark), Afghanistan: The Great Game (Tricycle/ US Tour, Olivier nominated, dir. Indhu Rubisingham and Nick Kent), The Winters Tale (Headlong/ Schtanhaus/ Chichester, dir. Simon Godwin),  Prima Doona  (Edinburgh Fringe First, Gilded Balloon, dir. Simon Godwin), The White Suit (Greenwich/ Outside Walls Commission/ Helen Chadwick Song Theatre, dir. Mia Theil Have) Anne and Zef  (Salisbury Playhouse/ Company of Angels, dir. Ben Kidd),Sabbat  and WIzard of Oz (Dukes Lancaster, dir Amy Leach),  Dr Korzcak's Example (Royal Exchange Studio/ Arcola/ MEN award for best studio production, dir. Amy Leach),  Shiver  (The Yard, dir. Tarek Iskander).

Internationally, she has been working closely with the British Council to deliver arts projects in Georgia, Oman and Syria.

Miriam currently lives and works in London with her partner and daughter.

Current work: The Broke ‘n’ Beat Collective (Theatre Rites) on tour nationally

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