PROSPER KEATING



Prosper Keating’s professional CV includes senior staff and associate editorships on magazines like Vogue Hommes International, Vogue, Paradis, 7000 and the new interactive title 7POST, of which he is co-founder. He was also in charge of Special Projects at French Condé Nast. His work on a wide range of topics including war, politics, culture, sub-culture and style has also been published in various leading reviews and newspapers, including The Times, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Australian and Welt am Sonntag, Vogue, Paradis, Numéro, Graphis, Esquire, Nylon, Sleaze Nation, Loaded and Numéro. Milestones include one of only two interviews ever done with legendary wave-rider Miki "Da Cat" Dora, the last major interview with Leni Riefenstahl, and similar features on sacred monsters like Ken Russell, Paco Rabanne, James Ellroy, Brett Easton Ellis and the controversial French lawyer Jacques Vergès, which was the basis of Barbet Schroeder's César-winning documentary film Terror's Advocate (2008). His biographical texts on Peter Lindbergh, Paolo Roversi and Steve Hiett are considered definitive by their subjects and have been used in books and other media. Keating is the author of a number of books, short stories and screenplays in English and French under his own name and a couple of pseudonyms. His portfolio of branding and communications consultancy includes some of the world’s most distinguished fashion houses and luxury brands, including Roger Vivier, Dior, Jean Patou, Charles Jourdan, Comme des Garçons, Yohji Yamamoto, Chloë, Tommy Hilfiger, The Limited and Elsa Schiaparelli. He has also worked with leading bespoke advertising agencies like No11 in New York and JJP Conseil in Paris, conjointly with the best art and creative directors in Fashion and other fields.