Freelancer/director at Cooked

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I am a Panama-born visual storyteller, writer and illustrator.

I specialize in Reportage Illustration, Science Communication, and Visual Notetaking.

Previous work includes a celebration of the history of Cardiff-based circus company No Fit State; "Coyote Crosses the Continent", a series of narratives telling the current migration of the coyote into Central America; a joint project for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute working with marine paleobiologists; illustrated booklets from meetings and conferences with the European Creative Hubs Network.

I am Creative Director and Founder of Ffangai, a company working towards creating links between artists, communities and businesses. Explore our work at:

Currently I am looking for freelance work in illustration and storytelling.

My work's taken me to be published both in Wales and in Panama, as well as being shortlisted for the 2015 Reportarger Award.

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