Totem Taboo | 2012 – Present in Barcelona , Paris & London. Totem Taboo is a political fashion and lifestyle brand building new collective imaginaries through the visual narrative of the symbol.
Founding Director – Freelance Designer / Maker. Lookbooks Producer / Stylist / Art Director. Communication & Sales.
* | First Spanish brand present in the most outstanding Contemporary Ethnic Art & Design shows in Europe like Labo International Paris 2012, Ethno Tendance Brussels 2012 , Afropunk Paris 2016 or Africa Utopia London 2017 to mention a few.
* | Main stockist Quai Branly Museum‘s boutique in Paris.
* | Part of the itinerant scenic fashion collective exhibition Parures organised by Universal Love exhibited to date at Klimafestivalen in Oslo, Norway 2018 and soon at The Manufacture Museum of Textile Memory and Creation in Roubaix, France.
Mischief Makers Carnival Arts | 2016 – Present, London. Mischief Makers is led by freelance independent Carnival artist Emma Garofalo specialised in large scale kinetic costumes / puppetry & performance for community development projects all over United Kingdom.
Freelance Costume Assistant | Costumes for Northampton Carnival -London, 2018. Performer | Brighton Pride Parade – Brighton, 2018. Costume Assistant | ‘Anima Mundi’ costume for Luton International Carnival , EMCCAN Caribbean Carnival Queen first prize winner – Luton, 2017. Workshops Facilitator | Kew Gardens – London, 2017. Costume Assistant & Performer | ‘Metamorphosis’ at Wandsworth Arts Fringe – London, 2017; Kew Gardens – London, 2017; Camp Bestival – Dorset, 2016.
Mahogany Carnival Arts | 2016, London. Mahogany is a group of multi-disciplinary artists led by Clary Salandy and Speedy Ramdeen – trained originally with Peter Minshall – who design and create Carnival large scale kinetic sculptures using the human body in the art form of ‘Mas Making’, Masquerade or Street Theatre having been instrumental in introducing such art across the UK and also being a seminal force in educating European communities in the development of Carnival as a catalyst for bringing together people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Freelance Costume Assistant & Performer | ‘London is the place for me’ collection for the 50th Anniversary of Notting Hill Carnival winner of first prize – London. 2016.
* | Mahogany’s costume got featured at page 29th of current British passport.