About RAPHAÉ

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Raphaé Memon is an award-winning designer whose practice ranges between the disciplines of creative direction, stage design, scenography, performance and architecture.

 

SELECTED EXPERIENCE

upcoming

  • STAGE DESIGNER for Opera. To Be Announced 2019. London.

current

  • ARCHITECTURAL ASSISTANT. RIBA Part Two | BDP, London.
  • Resident Graphic DESIGNER and Media PRODUCER. Artwork for award-winning productions in Kent and Edinburgh Festival Fringe | The Talentz Musical Theatre Company.

2018

  • STAGE DESIGNER for Opera, Polyeucte. Critically acclaimed and awarded British premiere of Gounod’s opera, which ran at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London | UCOpera.
  • DESIGN ASSOCIATE for Opera, Isolde. Sculptural tree for a one-night-only performance re-imagining Wagner’s opera Tristan und Isolde | University of Oxford.
  • SET DESIGNER for Fashion. Ramil Makinano Lookbook.
  • SET DESIGNER for Fashion. ‘In Search of the Lost Childhood’ Editorial.
  • ACTOR, Unattended. Short Film | Snack Productions.

2017

  • INTERN DESIGNER | Es Devlin Studio.
  • PROJECT ASSISTANT | London Design Festival at the V&A.
  • Invited DESIGN CRITIC | The Bartlett, UCL + University of Westminster.
  • TUTOR + CRITIC | The Bartlett Architecture Summer School.
  • DESIGNER + TUTOR | STORE Collective + UCL.

2016

  • ACTOR, WeAreHere. In collaboration with Jeremy Deller and Rufus Norris | National Theatre.

pre-2016

  • STAGE DESIGNER for Musical, Sweeney Todd | University of Manchester.
  • PERFORMER, Nomadic School | Homo Novus: International Festival of Contemporary Theatre, Latvia.
  • PERFORMER, Playtime | Cornerhouse, Manchester.

 

AWARDS

  • 2018 | Best Design for Polyeucte | Arts Colours Awards 2018, Cafe de Paris, London.
  • 2014 | RIBA President’s Bronze Medal Nomination | Royal Institute of British Architects.
  • 2014 | Outstanding Academic Achievement Award | University of Manchester.
  • 2014 | Alumni Prize | Manchester School of Architecture.
  • 2014 | Steacy-Greenaway Prize. Outstanding Design Project | Manchester School of Architecture.

 

EDUCATION

  • 2017 | MArch Architecture, Distinction | The Bartlett, UCL.
  • 2014 | BA(Hons) Architecture, First Class Honours | Manchester School of Architecture.
  • 2011 | Grade 5 in Musical Performance, Clarinet, Merit | Trinity College London.

 


For projects, get in touch: raphaememon@hotmail.com


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