SIMONE MEENTZEN aka SIMI NINATI

 

SIMONE MEENTZEN AKA SIMI NINATI IS A GERMAN BORN ARTIST AND 1998 GRADUATE OF CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN LONDON UK. SHE WORKED AS A TEXTILE DESIGNER, ARTIST AND ARTIST ASSISTANT FOR INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS. SHE LIVED AND WORKED IN ITALY, USA, FRANCE AND UK BEFORE RETURNING TO GERMANY IN 2007. IN HER ARTISTIC WORK, SHE IS FOCUSING  ON TRANSFORMATIVE VISUALS, POETIC PROCESSES AND EMBODIED VISIONARY ART PRACTICES. FROM 2018 SHE IS USING THE ARTIST NAME SIMI NINATI.

SIMONE MEENTZEN IS AN EXPERIENCED UNIVERSITY TUTOR, WITH ASSIGNMENTS AT BERLIN UNIVERSITIES FROM 2008-2016. IN 2015, SHE FOUNDED FIBER&HEART®, HER PLATFORM FOR TEACHING AND ART PRACTICE DEVOTED TO EARTH STUDIES, WOMEN AND CHILDRENS SUPPORT & EMPOWERMENT, INCLUDING NATURE EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN, DIY WORKSHOPS, WOMEN´S RETREATS AS WELL AS FIBER&HEART SHOP OFFERINGS.

AN ENTHUSIASTIC STUDENT OF INDEPENDENT FURTHER EDUCATION, SIMONE MEENTZEN IS ALSO A MEDICINE WOMAN & HERBALIST WITH A PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE. HER TEACHERS INCLUDE STARHAWK, SUSANNE FISCHER-RIZZI, IRIS LICAN, NATURA NATURANS, KARIN TEGELER, DEB SOULE, SANDRA INGERMAN AND ROBERT MOSS.