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Chavon Johnson

Chavon Johnson is a 35 year old mother of four from Kenner, LA who currently resides in Laplace. She is studying to become a social worker at Delgado Community college with the intentions of transferring to Southern University of New Orleans next fall. About the Slave Rebellion Reenactment, Chavon says, “Being a part of the...More Please

AYA Designs Global LLC

Established in New Orleans in 2011 and since 2012 where its production takes place, the brand AYA DESIGNS GLOBAL is best described as a fusion between traditional cultures, sub-cultures, and contemporary fashion. Ja’nese Galathe and Dana Leon-Lima credit their passion for fashion and the eclectic aesthetic and multi-culturalism present in their work to Women in...More Please

Marwan Pleasant

Marwan Pleasant is a 21 year old fashion designer. Born and raised in New Orleans, Marwan has been an active participant in the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian culture since an early child, beading and putting together his own suits. About SRR he says, “Working on the Slave Rebellion project means a lot to me...More Please

Saron Brown

About the Slave Rebellion Reenactment, Saron says, “I have always been a person very interested in the history of African Americans. I am very drawn to know things that took place with my ancestors, especially slavery. This was a very dark time in history and it gives me pleasure to know that some rebelled against...More Please

Julie Joseph

Julie Joseph is a self taught seamstress who has been sewing professionally for the past three years. About her experience with the SRR project Julie says, “I’m extremely excited to be a part of this project because it’s so important that our local black history be shared with all races & cultures. While learning about...More Please

Alison Parker

Alison Parker is founder of ricRACK, a New Orleans based non-profit organization committed to using abandoned and unwanted costumes from TV/film/theatre and teaching individuals how to sew while encouraging them to reduce textile, clothing, and craft-related waste through re-purposing. She started her professional career working costumes for the Cirque du Soleil, and currently develops wardrobe...More Please