Jasmine De Silva

Jasmine De Silva

Fashion Photographer and DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Jasmine De Silva

Jasmine De Silva

Fashion Photographer and DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a London based Photographer and Director. I studied at the London College of Fashion, completing a BA and MA in Fashion Photography. My projects have won awards for emerging talent in both Photography and Directing. My short films and image making are constructed of a hand-made world, expressing the human obsession and desire to be perfect through a limitless cycle of physical reconstructions of the self.
Projects
  • Crystal Clean
    Crystal CleanThis crystal shell she lives in is striking and audacious, not easy to miss. It acts as a label slapped across her body to be stared at, however, in positive contrast, the glistening casing over her skin draws attention to the beauty of the shape of the female form that shouldn’t be hidden, and should be celebrated. Crystal Clean takes inspiration from 1960s instructional videos and commercials of how to be a well groomed woman. This has been filmed on a mixture of Super8 and digital to create
  • Crystal Clean
    Crystal CleanThe focus of Crystal Clean, is to explore the idea that seemingly absolute perfection is a prison and entrapment we unknowingly encase ourselves in. This crystal shell she lives in is striking and audacious, not easy to miss. It acts as a label slapped across her body to be stared at, however, in positive contrast, the glistening casing over her skin draws attention to the beauty of the shape of the female form that shouldn’t be hidden, and should be celebrated. Crystal Clean takes inspiration
  • How to Build Your Human
    How to Build Your Human
  • Time to Glow
    Time to Glow
  • The Salon
    The SalonThe editorial is titled The Salon. The images are a part of my personal work, aiming to create surreal settings through handmade set and prop design, drawing upon everyday beauty actions. The specific reference to hair within this series pinpoints the salon as a physical space we frequent to feed our ‘beautifying’ obsessions. By deconstructing the women within the images there is such a bold and striking sense of beauty when the hair is removed. We hold onto our hair, yet I have never seen a sin
  • The Salon
    The SalonThe editorial is titled The Salon. The images are a part of my personal work, aiming to create surreal settings through handmade set and prop design, drawing upon everyday beauty actions. The specific reference to hair within this series pinpoints the salon as a physical space we frequent to feed our ‘beautifying’ obsessions. By deconstructing the women within the images there is such a bold and striking sense of beauty when the hair is removed. We hold onto our hair, yet I have never seen a sin
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Projects credited in
  • Quick Fix
    Quick FixA short, but but oh-so-sweet story of a user's journey on the way to ultimate self- optimization. Quick Fix is a fashion film which reveals the narrative strategies and existing issues of femvertising in the form of parody. Illuminating themes of consumerism, beauty and feminism, this playful short, with its abundance of ridiculous products and vibrant colours, satirically questions the notion of self-care online.
  • Glass Caves - Float into Space (Music Video)
    Glass Caves - Float into Space (Music Video)Directed by Jasmine de Silva Edit: Rory Murphy Colour: Genesis Erize Makeup: Amy Sweet PAs: Alex Winward, Aina Fontich Label: Scruff of the Neck Records
  • CRYSTAL CLEAN
    CRYSTAL CLEANThe focus of Crystal Clean, is to explore the idea that seemingly absolute perfection is a prison and entrapment we unknowingly encase ourselves in. Crystal Clean takes inspiration from 1960s instructional videos and commercials of how to be a well groomed woman. This has been filmed on a mixture of Super8 and digital to create a lo-fi homemade video feeling to add to the indulgence of the Crystal covered womans world, capturing the seemingly mundane moments of her isolated life. Director/Pho
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Work history
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    Assistant Set DecoratorElena Rendina
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Set design assistant to photographer/set designer Elena Rendina
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    Freelance PhotographerJasmine De Silva
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Alongside working for other companies and studying, I have worked as a freelance fashion photographer for the past few years.
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Skills
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Art Direction
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
Education
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    MA Fashion PhotographyLondon College of Fashion, UAL
    London, United Kingdom
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    BA Fashion Photography and StylingLondon College of Fashion, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom