SKYE PARROTT is multi-disciplined visual creative. A bilingual — English and French — speaker, she began her career in Paris as Managing Editor at Self Service, after which she spent several years as Nan Goldin’s studio manager. She returned to New York and founded Dossier in 2007. Skye has collaborated with a broad range of advertising and editorial clients as a photographer, creative director and consultant, developing and executing print and video campaigns, curated exhibitions, editorial projects, branding initiatives and experiential events.
ERIN DIXON is a bilingual — English and Italian — writer, editor and content specialist. Erin began her editorial career in London and Milan before returning to New York City, where she worked as the managing editor of Dossier Journal and as a freelance writer and a consultant for global brands. Her work has been published in a wide array of international publications and, in addition to on- going consulting work, she recently wrapped a year-and- a-half long in-house project at Nike, creating and launching the brand’s content creation and publishing platform (print and digital).
Dossier was founded in 2007 by Skye Parrott (creative director) and Katherine Krause (editorial director). It was produced in collaboration with Erin Dixon (managing editor), Thomas Yagoda (literary editor), Polina Aronova and Heidi Bivens (fashion directors), Alec Friedman (associate creative director), Molly McIver (contributing editor), Roi Cydulkin and Kat Slootsky (editorial assistants), Ahonen and Lamberg and James Timmins (art directors), and Alex Wiederin (creative consultant). Its twelve printed issues and accompanying online cultural website and brick-and-mortar storefront featured an array of artist portfolios, fashion stories, creative fiction, essays, portfolios, poetry, profiles and recipes. Known as a platform that championed young creatives, Dossier helped launch the careers of many photographers, fashion designers, and artists. Its roster of contributors included Sherman Alexie, Jonathan Ames, David Armstrong, Agnes B, Mario Batali, Paul Chan, Francesco Clemente, Anne Collier, Tavi Gevinson, Nan Goldin, Kim Gordon, Miranda July, Yayoi Kusama, Yiyun Li, Robert Longo, Phillip Lopate, Pamela Love, Rick Lowe, Shirin Neshat, Jason Nocito, Yoko Ono, Rene Ricard, Dan Savage, Aurel Schmidt, Collier Schorr, Stephen Shore, Malick Sidibe, Kiki Smith, Peter Sutherland, Michael Pollan, and Alice Waters, and it featured the first print portfolios by Sam Falls, Theo Wenner, and Zoe Ghertner, among many others.