Marianna Simnett lives and works in London. She was awarded the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award (2014–15), the Adrian Carruthers Award (2013) and the William Coldstream Prize (2013). In 2015, she had a solo exhibition at Comar, Isle of Mull, UK, a solo performance at Serpentine Gallery, London, and was included in group shows at CAC, Shanghai, China; Connecting Spaces, Hong Kong; Jerwood Space, London; and CCA, Glasgow, UK.