maceo paisley

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multi-disciplinary artist, designer, and cultural producer who explores themes in society and identity through movement, language, and imagery.

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after serving the in the u.s. army and climbing the ladders of corporate america, maceo "paisley" keeling III made his way into the world of arts, entertainment, and entrepreneurship.

for the past decade maceo has danced professionally, performed on national stages as a spoken word and performance artist, and with his platform citizens of culture, continues to craft culture hacking social experiments that challenge existing social conventions.

maceo is a bronze star awardee for his service in Iraq, in 2015 he was a participant of the Millennial Trains Project, and was a NBCUniversal Challenge Grant recipient, in 2016 he was a member of the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs exhibition SKiN, opened Nous Tous gallery and retail space in Chinatown, Los Angeles and continues to work as a dancer/choreographer for the likes of indie rock sensation Beirut,  Justin Timberlake, and others.


Photography by Daniel N. Johnson