"Art does not give solutions but raises questions,
does not give explanations, it demands them."
- Jorge E. Adoum
Salmah Beydoun is a set designer, architect and deviser of collective work based in LA and Mexico City.
Salmah’s designs for theater have been presented in venues like REDCAT (Los Angeles), Studio Teatr (Warsaw), Boska Komedia International Theater Festival (Krakow) and Centro Cultural del Bosque (Mexico). Selected credits include Metaphysics of a Two-Headed Calf, Black Like Me, Uncle Vanya, (Un)Covered, Paradise Island; and La Princesa a co-devised political piece which won first prize in ArtChangeUS competition.
Salmah holds an Architecture degree with honorable mention of excellence from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a MFA in Scenic Design from the California Institute of the Arts. She started her theater career as an assistant scenic designer in 2015. Since then, she has worked in many plays, operas, ballets and musicals such as; Cosí Fan Tutte, Carmen, Constallations, Rent, Le Nozze de Fígaro, and more. Salmah is recipient of the 2019 Princess Grace Award, Fabergé Theater Honor and received 2nd place in the 2022 World Stage Design in the emerging category.
Co-founder of Colectivo Berenjena and Bad Boy Sad Boy Group; both collectives created by young international artists devising new work for theater and film. Currently, she also works as a motion graphics and 3D designer for The Mill design studio in New York, developing work for major companies like Meta, Google and Zara.