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Ashkahn | Studio Visit

Los Angeles, CA

May 2013

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Ashkahn Shahparnia (pronounced ash-con / shaw-par-neeyaw) b.1984 in Redondo Beach, CA is an artist, designer, director and all around bon vivant living in Silver Lake, Ca and working in Downtown Los Angeles. He loves bananas, poop heads, coconuts, burritos, 1985 300d mercedes, BORING, beer, gold, silver, centerfolds, neon, pastels, open bars, los angeles, tiki drinks, happy hour, slackers, big boobs, sublime (the band), pulp (the band) sad sad movies, reflecting about nothing, comedy, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah, shadow and heather to name a few.

Why do you create?

BECAUSE I WILL DIE IF I DON'T

Where are you from and where do you live now?

I AM FROM REDONDO BEACH AND LIVE IN SILVER LAKE

What is your favorite quote?

IF YOU DON'T HAVE A PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE SOMEONE ELSE WILL

When do you make your best work?

WHEN I'M DRUNK

What is your happy place?

IN MY GIRLS ARMS

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

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Who are some of favorite artists?

RICHARD PRINCE, WALASSE TING, BRUCE NAUMAN, ED RUSCHA, HEATHER GOLDBERG

What is your favorite color?

LIGHT PINK

What is your biggest demon?

CHARLATANS

What puts you to sleep at night?

BRIAN ENO

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PRESS

I recently designed the packaging for eyewear design, Garrett Leight x Thierry Lasry collaboration...

My holidays snowman card was featured on Daily Candy...

MOCA interviewed me about what art means to me...

I collaborated with clothing line BLOOD IS THE NEW BLACK on an artist line...

I recently gave a talk at the RE:DESIGN LA festival about inspiration...

 

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