Visual Arts

Feature: Rio Occupation London

Robson Rozza

Actor and a costume designer, Robson Rozza’s practise is influenced by leading icons in his field including Brazilian designers Marcelo Cavalcante and Antonio Frajado, inspiring him to create award winning costumes. Collaborating with Eric Fully and visitors to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), Robson creates a series of Brazilian and London characters based on historical Rio and London people, both fictional and real, made in the style of Rio Carnival Puppets using found materials, bringing participants into contact with iconic characters of Brazilian culture; bandits; deities; rogues and Carmen Miranda.