Founder / Partnership and Alliances
James comes from an extensive event marketing background at Comedy Central and MTV Networks, where he brings a deep network of industry contacts and key players. Having produced a myriad of events that include The Chappelle Show Season I & II premiere parties, South Park's 5th Year Anniversary, The HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen and the New York-Tokyo Music Festival in Central Park for two years running, James has a thorough and comprehensive background on how to connect the message to the audience. James' creative interests have grown over the past decade to include graphic design, DJing, and launching his own boutique clothing label, illightenment.
With over twenty years of combined professional experience, the Catharsis team specializes in fostering vital communities within design industries by organizing large-scale events and providing consulting services for companies seeking access to cutting edge designers and groundbreaking concepts.
We believe in creating positive visibility for our clients by enabling them to engage new generations of tastemakers.
We exist to create opportunities through the intersections between work, play, pop culture, technology and art.