Marianna Simnett is an artist who has gained global recognition for her visceral and theatrical works, which include film, installation, performance, sculpture, music and drawing.

Simnett was listed by Artnet as one of 12 artists to break out big in 2021. She is part of the major group show A Fire in My Belly at Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin, and will open her solo exhibition CREATURE at City Gallery Wellington in March.

Recent solo exhibitions include those at Kunsthalle Zürich (2019), Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem (2019), Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane (2019), the New Museum, New York (2018) and Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2018). She is a joint winner of the Paul Hamlyn Award 2020, won the Jerwood / FVU Award in 2015 and was shortlisted for the Jarman Award in 2017. 

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Faint with Light: Marianna Simnett in conversation with Sarah Wilson

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Jarman Award: Interview

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Marina Warner discusses Marianna Simnett and Ericka Beckman's work in relation to myths and fairy tales

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A lecture given by Marianna Simnett at the Slade School of Art (hosted online, 2020)

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Marianna Simnett in conversation with Maitreyi Maheshwari, Zabludowicz Collection

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Sveva D'Antonio in conversation with Marianna Simnett, 24 April 2020

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