@ 2019 JESSIE ASKINAZI

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EDUCATION

2006   Atlantic Theater Company Performing Arts Conservatory

2019   Palm Beach State College, Associate of Arts (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Jack Kent Cooke scholarship semi-finalist)

Current   Florida Atlantic University, BA: Interdisciplinary Studies: Arts and Humanities (Concentration: Communications)

PROJECTS

2019   Gender, Minority and Culture course: Anglo-American University, Prague, Czech Republic: Guest Speaker

2019   FUTURE: silent auction to benefit McKinley Elementary School in Compton with The Echo Society and Education Through Music, Los Angeles, CA: Curatorial Assistant 
2019   Artist Talk: "Disorientation Through Dreamwork", Locust Projects, Miami FL: Guest Speaker

2019   How Can We Best Restore Civil Discourse in Our Culture? Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth, FL: MC

2017   One of Millions, Dream Pop Press (Nominated for Push Cart Prize, Nominated for Sundress Publications Best of the Net): Poet
2017   The Betsy Writer's Room, Miami Beach, FL: Writer in Residence
2017   Clusters (featuring Pussy Riot) directed by Claire Christerson, Teen Vogue: Creative Director/Producer/Performance Artist
2016   Ear Tagging chapbook and short film, Shirt Pocket Press: Poet/Creative Director
2016   Sexy Beast art benefit with Night Gallery for Planned Parenthood, Ace Hotel Theatre, Los Angeles, CA: Cultural Programming, Social Media Manager
2015   #YESALLWOMEN art benefit, Dilettante, Los Angeles, CA: Director/Curator

2015   Go For Broke, Swampspace, Miami, FL: Photographer
2014   Hello, Selfie! by Kate Durbin, Los Angeles, CA: Photographer
2014   The Chapess Zine #6 exhibition, Doomed Gallery, Dalston, London, UK: Photographer
2014   Hello, Selfie! by Kate Durbin, Transfer Gallery, New York, NY: Photographer 

2013   O, Miami Poetry Festival soapbox reading, The Betsy Hotel, Miami Beach, FL: Poet
2012   Open House curated by Melissa Diaz, Brooklyn, New York: Photographer

2009   The Drowned World directed by Caitlin Hart, The Vagrancy Theatre Company, The 6470 Theatre, Los Angeles, CA: Sound Designer
2008   Burnt Alive directed by William Hoffman and Derek Paul Boyle: Lead Actress
2007   The Soldier's Wife directed by J.B. Herndon (Official Selection SXSW, Screened at Locarno Film Festival and Bumbershoot Film Festival): Lead Actress
2006   No Exit directed by Brendan McCall, Looking Glass Theatre, New York, NY: Producer/Lead Actress
2006   Edie: Factory Girl book release, Nat Finkelstein, New York, NY: Event Planner, Exhibition Designer

PUBLICATIONS

Purple Fashion Magazine, BUST, Teen Vogue, Vogue Italia, Dazed, Refinery 29, Bullett, Nylon, Departures, Huffington Post, The London Evening Standard, The Sun-Sentinel, Paper, Whitewall, Dwell, Filter, Grazia, Zink, Live Fast, Autre, Oyster, Filter, Miami New Times, The Chapess Zine, Fashion Etc, Grandlife Hotels, V Magazine, ArtInfo, Art21, FEM Magazine, Electric Literature, Artillery, Poetry Foundation, The Hollywood Reporter

 

RECENT CLIENTS

East Los Angeles Women's Center, The Echo Society, Taschen, Lee Jeans, Mick Rock, The MAK Center for Architecture, The Betsy Hotel, Night Gallery, Lomography, The Advance Group

SELECTED PRESS

2017   DAZED: Pussy Riot’s Nadya on Trump & Domestic Violence Service Cuts

2017   Bullett: Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova Releases Anti-Trump Art Film

2017   Teen Vogue: New Video From Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova Addresses Trump's Impact on Domestic Violence Survivors

2016   Babe Rally newsletter

2015   Autre: YES ALL WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH PHOTOGRAPHER, ARTIST AND SOCIAL ACTIVIST JESSIE ASKINAZI

2015   AV Club: Lake Bell holds nothing back on WTF, challenges Maron’s idea of happiness

2015   BUST: #YesAllWomen Tweets Ignite An Inspiring Art Event

2015   Broadway World: #YESALLWOMEN Benefit, Hosted by Rose McGowan, Set for East LA Women's Center, 9/19

2015   Creator's Connect: Inside the Project: #YESALLWOMEN

2015   LA Weekly: Rose McGowan, Kathleen Hanna and Barbara Kruger Say What's on Their Minds at #YesAllWomen Benefit Art Show

2015   Los Angeles Magazine: The East Los Angeles Women’s Center Fuses Art and Activism for the #YESALLWOMEN Project

2015   Ms. Magazine: These Works of Art Will Make You Feel Feminist as F*ck

2015   Oyster: Rose McGowan, Rain Phoenix & More On Art, Feminism And #YESALLWOMEN

2015   Refinery 29: How #YesAllWomen Became More Than A Hashtag

2015   TakePart: ‘Yes, All Women’: Rose McGowan Flips the Feminist Hashtag Into Action

2015   Whitewall: FIRST EVER #YESALLWOMEN ART BENEFIT IN LOS ANGELES

2015   WTF With Marc Maron: Episode 633

2014   Creator's Connect: MEET JESSIE ASKINAZI

INTERNSHIP

2005 Nat Finkelstein Photography

CERTIFICATES

Crisis Counselor for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence by the state of California