Shankho (he/him) is a Production, Video, VR and Graphic Designer, based in London. He graduated from Imperial College London with an MEng in Mechanical Engineering, and then a joint MA MSc in Global Innovation Design from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College. Alongside making student theatre, he began researching performance and emerging technologies at the RCA, exploring motion capture, VR and AR with music, dance and set design, jumping into freelance production design upon graduation.
His freelance work includes production design across theatre, film and exhibitions, most notably on Poltergeist Theatre’s Untapped Award-winning Art Heist in 2019. In September 2019, he joined the National Theatre for a year as a Production Design Assistant, assisting on both Death of England and its sequel Death of England: Delroy. He also collaborated with the NT Immersive Storytelling Studio on their revival of All Kinds of Limbo, a musical VR piece that was exhibited at the Sundance Film Festival 2020. He has since joined the Royal Court’s Design Collective, delivering their Living Newspaper project, and has joined New Diorama Theatre as their Staff Associate Designer.