Kate Tiernan studied at Goldsmiths in Fine Art and Critical Theory and RADA for an MA in Text and Performance. An artist, writer, and actor working with organisations such as Arnolfini, Tate, V&A, The British Museum and BFI. Through performance practice based research Kate is working to explore spatial relationships and philosophical conundrums through public/private encounters with various objects and built environments. Making visible through vulnerability these connections and how they intersect. Lecturing at Sotheby’s Institute and Tate whilst also writing for the arts publication Studio International and Zoo; recently writing a play titled Freight previewing in 2017. 2015/16 performances included The Charles Dickens Museum, Southbank Centre, Camden Peoples Theatre, DRIFT in Rio de Janiro and Sluice Art Fair. Considering This a verbatim performance about cognitive empathy and catharsis was performed at RADA, The Arts Theatre Upstairs and Hornsey Town Hall. Current work includes Refuge Requiem with Southbank Centre Pencil Line with Camden Peoples Theatre and States at Studio Voltaire in Zurich Manifesta. Kate is from Wales, and lives and works in London.
Chloe Lamford trained in Theatre Design at Wimbledon School of Art and received the Arts Foundation Fellowship for Design for Performance 2013. Working as a set designer and is Associate Artist at the Royal Court Theatre, she has created installations for Royal College of Art and Clean Break, and is currently collaborating with artist Bedwyr Williams at Barbican. She designs theatre and opera all over Europe, and currently is working at Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Festival D’Aix En Provence, Schaubuhne in Berlin, as well as The Royal Court, National Theatre and various others. Some past credits include Atmen (Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin); Rules for Living, The World of Extreme Happiness (National Theatre); 1984 (West End/Headlong/Almeida); The Twits, God Bless The Child, How to Hold Your Breath, Circle Mirror Transformation, Teh Internet is Serious Business, 2071 and Open Court for the Royal Court Theatre; Salt, Root and Roe (Donmar Warehouse). Chloe is living and working on London.