DR COMMUNITY JORDAN ASKILL

DR COMMUNITY 

JORDAN ASKILL

RECENTLY BACK IN SYDNEY AFTER SPENDING THE BETTER PART OF TWO DECADES WORKING AND LIVING OVERSEAS, JORDAN HAS WORKED AND COLLABORATED WITH SOME OF THE MOST INTERESTING CREATIVES OF OUR TIME AND WON MANY ACCOLADES FOR HIS JEWELLERY  DESIGN. WE ASK ABOUT LIFE BELOW AND ABOVE THE SEA AND ABOUT EXCITING THINGS COMING UP!
WHAT STAR SIGN ARE YOU?

Tauras

WHAT DO YOU DO? 

Jewellery Designer

WHO WAS YOUR FAVOURITE ARTIST / BAND AT 13?

Cranberries 

YOU'VE RECENTLY STARTED STUDYING MARINE BIOLOGY WHICH HAS BEEN AN INTEREST OF YOURS FOR SOME TIME. HAS IT STARTED FEEDING CREATIVELY INTO IDEAS FOR YOUR JEWELLERY?

Yeah for sure. It is actually overwhelming in the best way. Being able to study the worlds biology so deeply. Then being able to represent it through my work in a precious and immortal way is amazing

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE MARINE BIOLOGY RELATED DOCOS OR FILMS?

JANE (never before seen footage, Jane Goodall story), The Big Blue, When Bjork Met Attenborough, Sea of Shadows (saving the Vaquita from extinction), WATSON (life of Paul Watson), SCARS (politics of the Big Blue), Treasures from the wreck of the Unbelievable (Damien Hirst), The Little Mermaid (1980 animated musical fantasy) 

WHAT CHALLENGES APART FROM THE OBVIOUS HAS 2020 THROWN YOU AS A JEWELLERY DESIGNER?

Not having enough time to be hands on. 

WE HAVE A COLLAB COMING UP CAN YOU TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT IT?!

I cant wait. The collab identifies a precious, current and critically endangered marine species. 

ANY DREAM COLLABORATORS (BEYOND US)?

Jane Goodall, Paul Watson, Ocean Ramsey, Jeff Koons.

 

Check out Jordan's beautiful work below

https://www.jordanaskill.com/

 

 

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