By exploring feminity through stereotypes and using them to her advantage, Fafi not only knocked her male colleagues and competitors out their socks, she also locked toy manufacturing deals with Sony and Medicom, countless press stories and illustrations for Commons & Sense, Vogue, Elle or The Face, big market collaborations with Chanel, Adidas, M.A.C, Hennessy, Swatch and LeSportSac, not to mention many solo and prestigious group shows in the most respected galleries around the globe.
Her presence during the lasts Miami Art Basels at Wynwood walls “Women on the walls” curated by Jeffrey Deitch, brought her back to the art world with two art pieces showcasing her usual Fafinettes and a flower “SALOPE” installation opened to new mediums.
Becoming a mother, her next natural move was animating the ‘Fafinettes’ in music videos like Lily Allen and Mark Ronson’s ‘Oh My God’ or her co-directed ‘Do Do Do’ for Ed Banger act Carte Blanche. She also directed full-kino videos for Mademoiselle Yulia and Azealia Banks, those latters becoming real-flesh characters.
Her last but not least director’s job was to shot live M.I.A for the first Youtube Music Award in New-York along with Spike Jonze’s team.
Her first comic book ‘THE CARMINE VAULT’ released in April 2012 on eminent Rizzoli Books (EN) and Alternatives (FR).
Fafi ran for the occasion a Signature world tour in major cities around the globe gathering her friends and throwing parties from Mexico city to Tokyo and L.A to London.
Focusing since two years on murals all around the world, Fafi painted in Mexico, Las Vegas and Berlin to name a few excercising her talent another scale those walls becoming giant canvases to spread her word.
Now not only the Fafinettes are fly girls, they also run a whole universe of creatures, homes and vehicles. It’s a dreamy and peculiar place.
Fafi currently lives and work in Paris - 2017