Es Devlin is an award-winning international stage and costume designer. Her work crosses a range of genres: opera, dance, film, theatre, television and concerts. She also works as creative director for number of pop / rock / rap artists. Es recently opened 'Weaving Worlds' an exhibition of artworks created by children with multi-sensory impairment and their families, at the Free Space Gallery in Kentish Town, London on 18 May.
Es said: “I am really delighted to have been invited to open the Weaving Worlds Exhibition for Sense - what a pleasure to help raise awareness of the fantastic work they are doing to change the lives of deafblind people through the power of creativity and the arts.”
Es's career began in theatre. In 2005 Kanye West saw some of Es's work and commissioned the stage designs for his world tour. This led to tour designs for a range of artists including Lady Gaga, Muse, Pet Shop Boys, Nitin Sawhney, Take That, Imogen Heap, Jamie Cullum, Shakira, Goldfrapp, Lenny Kravitz and Jay Z including creative direction for many of these performances. Last year she designed the Closing Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
First published: Wednesday 22 May 2013
Updated: Friday 14 March 2014