Anna-Maria Nabirye

Anna-Maria Nabirye

Anna-Maria Nabirye is a multidisciplinary artist with projects across theatre, film, visual arts & fashion. Her work is focused on the narratives of Black women within the African Diaspora.

She is currently on commission for a solo show for Whitstable Biennale 2022 and a Jerwood Artist on Attachment.

She recently performed the leading role of Dez in Adeyemi Michael’s The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be, which was part of the official selection of Black Star Festival & TIFF (2021).

She co-performance directed Ruptures alongside Noor Afshan Mirza and Brad Butler (London Film Fest /Home/ Delfina Foundation). She performed and co-devised Hold Your Ground (Film & Video Umbrella), Everything For Everyone And Nothing For Us (Mirror City Hayward Gallery), The Paper Man (Improbable Theatre).

Her own works include Motherhoody (with Jess Mabel Jones- commissioned by The Albany Theatre-London), One Prick At A Time- experimental documentary (with Jess Mabel Jones commissioned by Kings College London). With The De La Warr Pavilion No Word For A Pier in Lusoga (Short Film), Coming to Our Census? (Social Practice Project).

Anna-Maria co founded ethical fashion brand AFRORETRO which explores identity & culture through upcycled fashion & textiles and sister company Afri-Co-Lab which curates creative interventions, workshops and events, commissions include The Black Cultural Archives, Royal Court, V&A, South Bank Centre, Brighton Museum, Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects.

As an actor Anna-Maria has worked with BBC1, BBC2, Channel 4, Netflix,The National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe. As an educator Anna-Maria has lectured at LAMDA, Mountview Academy, National Theater Institute (USA), YALE school of Drama (USA) and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Collaborations incl; Half Moon YPT, Imogen Knight, METIS and Mirza & Butler.

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