Clary Salandy
Workshop leader Birds Carnival Parade workshop  
Clary Salandy, born in Trinidad and trained in theatre design at St. Martin's in London, is the Artistic Director and company designer for Mahogany Arts Ltd. founded in 1989. Her designs have been featured in many major national and international events such as the Queens Golden Jubilee Parade and the first Afro Asian Games held in Hyderabad India in October 2003. She designed the costumes for the Yorkshire Playhouse's production of the critically acclaimed "Carnival Messiah", which she transformed into a mas band in 2000, and which later toured to Trinidad. In addition to her numerous awards for carnival designs, Clary has pioneered strong links with many different communities, such as running an annual work experience program for school leavers from all over the UK and she works regularly with the West London Indian community in presenting their Divali celebrations.
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