Miriam Nabarro

Miriam Nabarro is an award winning London based artist and theatre designer whose practice spans performance design, photography, printmaking and education. She has designed over 40 productions in the UK and internationally, has worked for many years as a humanitarian worker for (i)NGOs and the British Council in the Caucasus, Balkans, sub-Saharan Africa and DRC. She is the first Artist in Residence at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London where she lectures about creativity, international development and conflict. Her theatre work often engages with questions of migration, conflict and development including The Great Game: Afghanistan (Tricycle/ Public/ Berkley/ US Tour) Palace of the End  (Royal Exchange/ Traverse/ Amnesty International Freedom of Speech Award) and Bang Bang Bang (Royal Court/ Out of Joint). She is associate artist for 20 Stories High in Liverpool and has designed their last 5 shows including  I Told My Mum I was Going on an RE  Trip, a verbatim piece exploring young women’e experience of abortion, which was later commissioned by BBC Live and broadcast on BBC2/ iplayer. Miriam regularly exhibits in the UK and has recently created work including The Welcoming Party (Theatre Rites/ MIF/ Ruhr Festival, Observer top 10 shows of 2017), Processions (Clean Break/ Artichoke/ 1418 NOW! a mass participation artwork celebrating 100 years of womens suffrage). She lives in London with her partner and two daughters who both aspire to be artist mothers (and astronauts).