Maxime Laprade is an exhibition creator and a museum and cultural consultant with interests in fashion, audience engagement, digital experiences and social media.
After a bachelor in Art History and Sociology at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris, he undertook a MA in Art History, specializing in Fashion History, at the same university. He then went to London College of Fashion to do the MA Fashion Curation, tutored by Judith Clark and Amy de la Haye.
Between 2012 and 2014, Maxime worked as director of Culturia, a cultural non-profit organization he founded to promote young artists and challenge museum practices. He has also been working as a fashion and cultural columnist for diverse platforms: Bizart Magazine, ModeraTic, This is Couture, Histoire de Mode.
Currently, Maxime works as an exhibition maker and curator specialized in fashion, audience engagement and digital experiences. Inspired by social media, he creates innovative interactive displays, online or on-site. He is also a museum consultant helping on different subjects related to social media management, audience engagement and digital. His clients include The Fan Museum, Print Theorem and University of the Arts in London and Filature in Paris, among others.
Maxime also works as a fashion historian, doing talks and writing articles on subjects such as fashion during the Belle Époque and the house Callot Sœurs.