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Aby Cohen

Oct 18, 2017



Aby is a Brazilian scenographer, artistic director, curator and educator. Internationally recognized and awarded with large international experience in Theatre, Exhibition, Film and Live events design and productions delivered to United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Suriname, Taiwan, Brazil and Argentina.

She comes from a diverse multicultural, multilingual family and religious beliefs of immigrants from Europe and the Middle East, who moved to Brazil in the 1950s., taking up residence in Sao Paulo city, where she was born and developed her education and most of her career before she moved to UK, in 2019. Currently living in Wales and working in England, as the Head of Postgraduate Department at Backstage Academy, responsible for developing and delivering new PG courses: MA in Live Events Design, MSc in Creative Technologies for LE and MA in Innovation & Entrepreneurship for LE.

Aby is an active collaborator member of OISTAT since 2003, when joined the Education Commission. Former Vice -President of OISTAT for the period 2013 -2017, elected at the World Congress during the World Stage Design 2013, in Cardiff, at the RWCMD.