Zemmoa is a pin-up beauty. As Mexico's diva, she radiates style and femininity as an icon in the gay community. She has elevated herself as a recording artist, jewelry designer, dancer, and socialite and her gender-bending persona promotes pride and passion. She has an international following and a strong online presence as a singing and dancing diva. She's opened for Peaches and Erasure in Mexico City. In 2012, she published her own calendar working with 15 Mexican artists of international notoriety like Miguel Calderón, Bang Buro, and Artemio to namedrop. She continues to be a living mannequin for many Mexico City designers. Zemmoa as in "c'est moi." She is our it girl, unstoppable.
Age: COULD YOU REPEAT THE QUESTION PLEASE?
Place of Birth: Cuernavaca "The City of Eternal Spring"
Parents Place of Birth: Veracruz and Cuernavaca
Occupation/ Aspiration: Artist-in-constant-learning.
Which projects are you working on now? And name something we should look out for in the next year. ZEMMPORIO, MEXIRO.
Describe a typical day: I'm always doing something creative and I'm always surrounded by a song of the moment.
Which neighborhood do you live in? Coyoacan.
How do you help make Mexico City a better place to live? With initiative http://mexiro.org/, a youth organization that promotes social consciousness and sustainability as a lifestyle.
Share the best piece of advice you have been given: Patience.
Where did you go to school? Colegio Madrid.
What was your first source of inspiration in your professional career? MADONNA AMÉN.
Who is your favorite thinker? Dali.
Name your favorite book: Madonna Sex Book.
Who is your favorite designer or brand? My friends EGR, Roberto Sanchez, Mancandy, Marvin & Quetzal, Alejandra Quesada, Jeremy Scott, Temores, Denise Marchebout.
Name a Mexican you admire. Maria Felix… And everyone! Every human being has something unique that nobody else has. All are worthy of admiration and respect. I love artists who combine music & fashion.
What do you think about the cross-cultural phenomenon between Mexico and New York? With the advent of technology, music and what surrounds it has catapulted to unprecedented levels. There is a global trend to see what is happening in other companies and this benefits the diversity in the arts. We are becoming municentricos. It is a global golden age.
What is the first thing you do when you arrive in NYC? I call my Fairy Godmother Lady Fag.
What is the first thing you do when you arrive in DF? Tacos!