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 collaborations with the National Theatre, Royal Exchange Studio, Tricycle Theatre, Dukes Lancaster, Arcola, Headlong, Schtanhaus, Helen Chadwick Song Theatre, 20 Stories high, Theatrerites and Theatre O. 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 two daughters.