Delaney Tesch is a multidisciplinary performance designer, photographer, and installation artist. She holds an BFA (distinction) in Theatre Design from the University of Victoria and an MFA from The Glasgow School of Art, and has designed over 30 theatrical productions and installations. Her practice is primarily focused on performativity, authenticity, and the experiential relationship between artist, artwork, and audience. She specialises in building responsive, immersive spaces and experiences using a variety of mediums, including but not limited to: textile, photography, writing, publication, sculpture, light, painting, illustration, ceramics, and graphic design
Recent credits include a solo exhibition at Salt Space Cooperative Gallery entitled soft house 21, SFX and costume design for Born Beneath (Sooun Kim, 2021), lighting design and performance direction for Father, Dad, Daddy (Wei Zhang, 2020), concept creation and design for open face beholding (Delaney Tesch, 2019), set and installation design for 7eventy 7even (Theatre SKAM, 2019), and concept creation, design, and direction for songs about love (Delaney Tesch, 2018).
Other select design credits include The Fitting Room (Collectivus Theatre, 2018), which won Bravest Show and Pick of the Fringe at the Victoria Fringe Festival 2018, and Drops in a Broken Fountain (Geodesic Theatre, 2018), which won the 2018 Best New Play Award at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.