Anna Kiraly - visual artist / set and costume designer
Contact: T.: 212.253.1182
A multi-disciplinary artist from Hungary residing in New York, Anna Kiralyís visual designs have been seen throughout Eastern Europe and for the past decade in New York. Anna graduated from the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts. She creates set, costume and video design for productions. Recent and past theater projects include production design and video for DOG and WOLF (59E59), FLIP SIDE (an innovative collaboration with the Talking Band where the play was created around her visual world), set design for TERRIBLE THINGS (Pearl/D'Amour at PS122), costumes for THIS IS THE RILL SPEAKING and DARKLING (American Opera Projects), KAFKA FRAGMENTS with Peter Sellars at Zankel Hall, production design for ISABELLA, CHEKHOV LIZARDBRAIN and PAY UP with the Pig Iron Company. In Europe she collaborated with the Russian director Anatoly Vassiliev. She received the Arts Link Grant (SOROS Foundation), the NEA/TCG Program for Designers (2003-2005) and the TCG New Generations program with the Talking Band. Her theater design work was included in the 2007 Prague Quadrennial Exhibit. Her installation work has been featured among other venues by Lower Manhattan Cultural Center and The Drawing Center. She created her own visual puppet piece SLOW ASCENT and UFO IN K at St. Annís Warehouse (under Dan Hurlinís guidance) both of which won the Jim Henson Foundationís support.
Anna is interested in all kinds of collaborations on creative projects.