Marina Patalano is a multidisciplinary designer and maker based in London.
As a practicing magician and spiritualist, her work aims to narrate stories; cautionary, speculative, existential, and mythical, to try to understand the world that we live in and our position within it. Her practice aims to reflect perspectives and ideas that go further than our initial thoughts and understandings of objects, spaces, the people and cultures that impact and affect us. While narrating new stories embedded with speculative subject matter, it’s about the experiential, encompassing her own experiences and involving others in this journey.
Through her stage performance and spiritual work and specialising in solely using vintage fabrics and materials, her intention is to preserve storytelling, folklore and craft, as well as offering guidance towards self-actualisation and healing.
Marina is a recipient of the Burberry Design Scholarship.