BACKGROUND Growing up between an artist’s community in New Mexico and schooling far from home in Northern India, followed by an immersion in London’s club culture. A meeting on the tarmac of Heathrow with fashion icon Isabella Blow inspired GK’s direction. His commissions by David Bowie and Iman launched his artist collaborations.
FILMS GK's work as producer, production designer and costume designer in The Legend of Lady White Snake won 15 awards including Best Film, Best Accessories Design at the London Fashion Film Festival, Best Film and Best Fashion at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and was featured in the Lincoln Center NY, the Museum of the Fashion Institute NY, at ASVOFF, Center Pompidou Paris, the Australian Center for the Moving Image, SHOWSTUDIO Cabinet in London, and in the Daphne Guinness exhibition in the windows of Barney's New York. His work on Till Human Voices Wake Us won Best Film at the International Fashion Film Festival Los Angeles, and screened at the Center Pompidou Paris.
CELEBRITIES GK is known for his collaborations with artists including Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, David Bowie, Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Anne Hathaway and Kate Winslet among others.
CLIENTS Commercial clients include Louis Vuitton, LVMH, Barney’s, Hugo Boss, L’Oreal Paris, Lancome, Shiseido, Pantene, Volvo, Jaguar, Pepsi, Verizon and Nike.
PRESS GK's work has been seen in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, V, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, La Times, The London Times Magazine, Interview, People and Time, GQ and Muse. GK’s designs (including under the name of Genghis Khan) were featured in TV interviews on Showbiz Tonight, E! News, Double Exposure and VH1 and have received major press in Women’s Wear Daily, Muse, Mexican Vogue, Elle, Gracia, Tatler, Perez Hilton, Life & Style, The Independent, The Guardian, In Style and the New York Times Magazine.