Welcome to The Distillery, an online interview series hosted by Lee Shang Lun. Each half-hour episode is a livestreamed conversation that concentrates on the subject's unique perspective and expertise. The aim is to draw out simple ideas from deep discussion.
Jasmine Dhakal is a Contemporary and Applied Theatre graduate who is passionate about all things in the arts industry. Her interests span fine arts, lighting design, sound design, acting, photography, and singing. She currently works in a medical centre and a bouldering gym.
Jasmine was born in Nepal and moved to Australia at the age of 7. Growing up in a dysfunctional family, she found it hard not having a voice, but now she loves the beauty of being different and expressing her identity. Jasmine is passionate about creating opportunities for the brown community in the arts as well as spreading awareness about mental health and wellness.