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She is a Jakarta-born artist, Jasmine Hanny Surkatty have been dabbing in various fields of the Indonesian creative industry during her university years before deciding on a field to work on. From being the Lead Concept Artist for Helliger (2013), Graphic Designer for BNSD brand identity for Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 (2014), The Head of Design and Curatorial Team for STAR WARS Weekend Art Exhibition with Lucasfilm (2014) to talkshow HOST for Telkomsel LOOP Movie Trivia Program (2015). As it all went down, she realizes that her love for comics never dies, especially after she got hooked to her passion-side project turn big IP, Komik Ga Jelas™ , a social-media based comic strip with full-blown absurd humor that garnered quite a following.
Graduating with the highest honor from a double-degree Art and Design program in Binus International University and Northumbria University, Newcastle UK (2016), help propels Jasmine H. Surkatty in her dedication to the Indonesian Comic Industry. Her Final University Project, “DUKA”, is a therapeutic graphic novel that earn a nomination for the KOSASIH AWARD (2016). On the following year, she went on to publish her first book, Komik Ga Jelas™ ‘Penghilang Stres’that got sold out.
Since then she has focused her career into making Komik Ga Jelas™ where it stands now. From releasing the Komik Ga Jelas Trilogy with Elex Media Komputindo, to brand collaborations with big companies and organizations such as, GoJek, Grab, Kompas, R80 Airplane Program, PBVSI (Persatuan Bola Voli Seluruh Indonesia), The Police Force, KPK (Komisi Pebasmi Korupsi) and much more. Komik Ga Jelas™ and Jasmine H. Surkatty has also been chosen as one of Indonesia Comic Artist representative to be invited into the President’s Palace as one of the front-runner for Indonesia’s positive content-creator, as well as Top 5 Indonesian IP as curated by BEKRAF for KATAPEL Program (2018). Komik Ga Jelas and Gambir Studio has also released a game called “Tebak Gambar Ga Jelas” that’s available for Google Play and ios!
Other than Komik Ga Jelas™, Jasmine H. Surkatty has also been a freelance illustrator, and creating other comics such as for, DUMADAKAN Zine (2016 & 2017), Komik Rame-Rame (2015), and such. She’s also one of the chosen artist for KREAVI’s Female Empowerment Exhibition Collaboration in 2015 as well as POPCON’s 1st Creative Ambassador (2014).
Still new to the industry and with a passion to learn more, Jasmine H. Surkatty is still looking forward to expand to other media of art and reach for the stars! #SalamGaJelas