2011 LINBURY PRIZE WINNER
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Since the Linbury Prize in 2011, Jemima has lived and worked abroad; a former resident artist at Kenya’s Kuona’s Arts Trust in Nairobi and resident designer for Talimhane Theatre in Istanbul. She now lives and works from London but continues to collaborate overseas. She has been nominated for Best Set Design OFFIE awards for Br’er Cotton at Theatre 503 directed by Roy Alexander Weise, and Best Set Design and Winner of Best Production OFFIE awards for Thebes Land at Arcola Theatre, directed by Daniel Goldman. She awarded the Max Rayne Design Bursary at the National Theatre in 2018.
Recent design credits include:
Frankenstein (Beijing Inside Outside Theatre), Everything (Company 3), I’ll Take you to Mrs Cole (Complicité and POLKA Theatre UK Tour) Whitewash (SOHO Theatre) The Trick (Bush Theatre and UK tour), Twelfth Night (Guangzhou Dramatic Arts Centre, China in collaboration with the RSC), Hansel and Gretel (Opera for Hidden Woods, Iford Arts), Br'er Cotton (Theatre 503), The Majority (Dorfman, National Theatre), New Nigerians, Keith, Thebes Land, Maria de Buenos Aires (Arcola); Parallel Yerma (Young Vic); License to Ill, This Will End Badly, Little Malcolm and his struggle against the Eunuchs (Southwark Playhouse); Biedermann and the Arsonists, Synergies: NEBT (Sadlers Wells).