MAROSBARAN is an artist and a fashion designer from Slovakia, currently based in Paris.
(photo: Létoslav Chromek)
He completed MA studies from Fashion and Footwear design on Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in 2016 and from Printmaking/Graphics on Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava in 2014. His interest in fashion design developed in Autumn 2011. In 2012 he studied in Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Utrecht (Netherlands), where he created his first collection DISGRACE, inspired by book by John Maxwell Coetzee. After an 8-month internship in Belgian label A.F. VANDEVORST he created his second collection THE GREAT RED DRAGON, inspired by series of paintings by English poet and painter William Blake. Both of his collection were presented as fashion performances - hybrid projects, which became a signature of MAROSBARAN - combining fashion, performance, video art and dark ambient music.
MAROSBARAN is also working in fields of painting and drawing. His works have been presented on solo exhibitions in Slovakia and collective exhibitions in Vienna and Tuzla. His fashion design works were presented in San Francisco, London, Tokyo, New York,Dubai, Hamburg, Firenze, Brno and Prague.
In September 2014 he became a winner of RED CUT fashion design competition during Mercedes Benz Prague Fashion Weekend, where he created dragon costume "Dráčik" (The Little Dragon version). The second version of "Dráčik" is exhibited in D3 Design District in Dubai.
The biggest project of MAROSBARAN is XIII CARD. Part of the collection of the project has been available in flagship Red Vatican in London and it was available in CLAF showroom in Prague.
In September 2015 MAROSBARAN has presented his collection "K." on Mercedes Benz Prague Fashion Week. Part of the collection has been presented on Fashion Live in Bratislava. In October 2015 MAROSBARAN has been selected as a finalist of Gombold Újra international fashion design competition in Budapest.
His latest project KOYAANISQATSI has been presented as a fashion performance in Mirror Maze and Kaleidoscopic cinema in August 2016 in Prague.
In 2016-2017 he completed his internships at CHALAYAN and J.W.ANDERSON in London. In March 2017 he joined ACNE STUDIOS in Stockholm as a Menswear intern.