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Next To My Bed: Shaniqwa Jarvis

Welcome to our latest installment of Next to My Bed, a feature on Hill House Home's 40 Winks Blog that takes an up close and personal look at what some of our friends keep next to their bed.

Shaniqwa Jarvis, Artist

Shaniqwa Jarvis a New York-based artist best known for her unique ability to capture modern fashion sensibility and raw emotion across a wide array of subjects. From campaigns for huge brands like Nike and Supreme, to portraits of Cardi B and SZA, Jarvis always captures an acute sensitivity and empathy. Her self titled book showcases a mix of memorable portraits and landscapes. “My images are an invitation to join me on a journey to see the world from my vantage point,” she told i-D magazine upon the release of her book. “One that is female, black, tirelessly hardworking and brimming with raucous, positive vibrations!” Here, a look at how she powers those positive vibrations at home. 

What side of the bed do you sleep on and what is your sleep position?

I sleep on the left side of the bed and my sleep position is all over the place. 

What can you not sleep without? 

A sense of purpose. 

What is currently next to your bed? 

A small yellow table from Ikea where I keep my wedding/engagement rings in a Astier de Villatte heart dish, a portable USB lamp, books I'm currently reading, a Frederic Malle candle, a lighter by Julia Chiang, a Beboe vape, a few crystals, Weleda Skin Food, my glasses, and an Asp and Hand glass filled with water.

 

What is the strangest thing that's next to your bed? 

Spirits+Ghosts.

Do you keep any electronics next to your bed? 

No.


What is your nighttime routine in 5 steps or less. 

1. Brush teeth

2. Drink water

3. Re-fill water

4. Check twitter for 10 mins

5. Read or listen to a book