Ashkahn | Studio Visit
Los Angeles, CA
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?
Who are some of favorite artists?
RICHARD PRINCE, WALASSE TING, BRUCE NAUMAN, ED RUSCHA, HEATHER GOLDBERG
What is your favorite color?
What is your biggest demon?
What puts you to sleep at night?