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With the aim to take the spatial poetry of theatre out of the building and have its benefits spread into the street, Thyrza Coenraad (1997) uses theatre techniques as a methodology to design for grounded social change.

With a BA in Interior Design (2020) and a MA in Social Design from Design Academy Eindhoven (2022), Thyrza is equipped to design with an unorthodox workflow on a wide range of projects. From scenography to the redesign of workwear of public cleaners, from storytelling coaching to artistic research.

In 2021 the designer
became affiliated with puntCO. A company aimed to design for social change, with two feet on the ground. Starting initiatives within small communities ready for the ripple effect.

Wish I Were Here (Act 2) the exhibit, Zuid. Boijmans van Beuniningen, Rotterdam (JUN-JUL2024)
Midzomernachtsdroom, Hofpleintheater, Rotterdam (MAR-APR2024)
Wish I Were Here (Act 2) the event, Zuid. Boijmans van Beuniningen, Rotterdam (FEB-MAY2024)
Working Clothes, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam (MAR-SEP2023)
Robin in de Hood, TG Gewoon Leuk, Rotterdam (MAY2023)
Wish I Were Here, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam (FEB-APR2023)
Wish I Were Here, GS22 Design Academy Eindhoven, DDW (OCT2022)
Wish I Were Here, de Stokerij, Stad in de Maak, Rotterdam (JUN2022)
Sapiens, Haka gebouw x Hofplein theater, Rotterdam, (JUN2022)
Dat Smaakt Naar Meer, CultureHub, Rotterdam (SEP2021)
Voor Al Wat Ik Bemin, HKU, Utrecht (JUL2021)
Thomas & Andrea, Hofplein theater, Rotterdam (MAR2020)
Assepoetser, Hofplein theater, Rotterdam (MAR2020)


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