Monday, 25 August 2014
Agent: RGM ARTISTS
Phone (+61 2)9281 3911
8-12 Ann Street Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia
Catherine Zimdahl is a playwright, screenwriter and visual artist. Her plays include Gifted, Step Up Stare Down, Deviant Art for the Degenerate (film adaptation nominated for IF Best Unproduced Screenplay), A Day Too Great, HereNowThenThere, Clark in Sarajevo, Family Running For Mr Whippy, Left Breathless A Question, The Fox, A World into A Child, A Child into the World and Moonfleet. Her film credits include Sparks and Life on Earth as I Know It. Catherine’s plays have been produced around Australia by the Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, the Griffin Theatre Company, Windmill National Children’s Theatre and ABC Radio, amongst others. Awards include Griffin Playwriting Award, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, New Dramatists Exchange and AACTA Awards for Best Short Film and Best Screenplay. Catherine studied screenwriting at the Australian, Film, Television and Radio School where she was the recipient of the Qantas Travel Award graduate prize. Her feature film script The Ego Trip is currently in development.
As a visual artist her painting “A Tear Magnified to the Power” was shortlisted for the Cliftons Asian-Pacific Art Prize in 2013. Her most recent solo exhibition was “Sensorium (On the Internal Combustion of the Senses)” a selection of abstract paintings. Over the years her artworks have been represented in many curated group shows. She is interested in working in multiple mediums and is currently creating a graphic novel “My Charitable Works” – a project that will work as the basis for a performance text and will also have both an online life and paper version artifact.