BIO

"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 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. She has also works as an assistant scenic designer since 2015 for many plays, operas and ballets such as; Cosí Fan Tutte, Carmen, Constallations, Rent, Le Nozze de Fígaro, and more.

 

Salmah is recipient of the Princess Grace Award, Fabergé Theater Honor. 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. 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.

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