The Society of British Theatre Designers

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Atlanta Duffy

The Women of Owu

The Women of Owu
  • Production: Women of Owu
  • Company: Collective Artistes
  • Venue: Uk tour
  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Femi Osofisan after Euripides
  • Directed by: Chuck Mike
  • Choreography by : Aliu Olatunji
  • Composer : Juwon Ogungbe
  • Lighting Design by: Catriona Silver
  • Costume Design by: Atlanta Duffy
  • Set designed by: Atlanta Duffy
  • Photography by: Robert Day
  • Design © Atlanta Duffy
  • Image © Atlanta Duffy
A Nigerian reworking of Euripides' Women of Troy. Both set and costume were greatly influenced by my visit to Nigeria. The beautiful woven silks and indigo dyed cloths I brought back with me were heavily broken down in the rehearsal room.