Bryony Kimmings

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Bryony Kimmings is a performance artist

Bryony Kimmings is a musician

Bryony Kimmings is a comedian

Bryony Kimmings is a playwright

Bryony Kimmings is a theatre maker

Bryony Kimmings is a writer

Bryony Kimmings is a director

Bryony Kimmings is a feminist

Bryony Kimmings is an activist and a fucking loud mouth

Inspired by the taboos, stigmas, anomalies and social injustices she sees around her Kimmings creates mind-blowing, multi-platform art works to provoke change. The work generally has a theatrical outcome but often incorporates many other mediums, including high profile PR and social campaigning.

Generally the work has centred around outlandish “social experiments” that Kimmings conducts with genuine genius intrigue and wholehearted fearless gusto. The artist sets her sights on the impossible and un-conquerable and tries to change public secrets into the year’s hottest topics.

Previous works have seen the artist retracing an STI to its source, spending 7 days in a controlled environment in a constant state of intoxication, becoming a pop star invented and managed by a 9 year old and tackling depression in men

Bryony’s award winning work has toured across the world. Most recently Antifest (Finland), Culturgest (Portugal), Fusebox Festival (Texas), The Southbank Centre (London), Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Aus) and Lisinski Opera House (Croatia). She has also appeared as a guest on As yet Untitled for UKTV.

Kimmings also mentors artists, teaches workshops, writes a popular arts blog, speaks on panels and is sometimes on the telly. She is an associate artist at Soho Theatre and is currently working on projects with the Royal Court Theatre, Southbank Centre and Complicite.

Her work has more recently focused on broadcast. In 2018 Bryony made the documentary “Artist in Residence: The Sex Clinic” for Channel 4 and appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ” Where’s the F in News”. The film Kimmings co wrote with Emma Thompson “Last Christmas” is currently in production, directed by Paul Feig and premieres this holiday season. This spring her first solo show in a decade.

“I’m a Phoenix, Bitch” makes an extended return to London thanks it’s to sold out audiences and 5 star reviews last year.

Visit Bryony’s website at: www.bryonykimmings.com

Follow Bryony on Twitter: @BryonyKimmings

 

Deeply affecting’

★★★★★Evening Standard

‘Artfully crafted, tightrope walkingly fragile and really rather beautiful’

★★★★★ Herald Scotland

‘A hilarious, tear-jerking show about mental health’

★★★★ Financial Times

★★★★★ The Stage

★★★★ The Guardian

★★★★ The Independent

★★★★ The Telegraph

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