Jordan Joel Pennock is a Dutch-American visual and performance artist, currently based in Berkeley.

His work carries elements of classical documentary as well as magical realism. Jordan's photographic style is founded in traditional methods of silver gelatin printing, extensive creative experimentation, as well as over 10 years of darkroom experience. 

He currently explores storytelling through photography, dance, and circus arts. 

In 2009 Jordan received an honorable mention in the University of California, Berkeley's Eisner Prize. Known as the University's most prestigious arts award




Jordan Joel

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Jordan Joel's work carries elements of classical documentary as well as magical realism. Jordan's photographic style is founded in traditional methods of silver gelatin printing, extensive creative experimentation, as well as over 10 years of darkroom experience. He currently explores storytelling through photography, dance, and circus arts. 
Jordan Joel graduated from UC Berkeley in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in Conservation & Resource Studies. While at Berkeley Jordan independently pursued projects in fine art and documentary photography, receiving awards and recognition for his work. Currently Jordan teaches, performs, trains, and is showing work in California.


PAST EXHIBITS:
Humans Cannot Escape High Tides (2006)
Maasai (2006)
The Shadow Story (2009)
Imagined Circus (2009)
Black Rock City (2009-2011)
Visual Art (2010-2011)
The Little River Beach House is Burning
When We Become Ravens (2016-2017)