Who Are You? is the eponymous piece which lends to the feeling of alienation in a foreign context. This piece proposes that in such moments of dissonance, the look of befuddlement is shared by both parties and not just the foreigner.
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These were inspired by the layered expressive potential of Chinese calligraphy art. A master once shared with me that you'd have to master all the technical skills of calligraphy before your work starts to reflect your beliefs. I explored this concept with my own practice, looking to express my inner thoughts through lines that were more expressive than figurative. The seal applied to each work is reminiscent of the ornamental seals used on calligraphy work as a decorative watermark.
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The Tokyoiter: Spring Cover Design 2022
From Jesus to Yeezus
An exploration on the parallels between conventional worship and fanatical behaviours surrounding celebrity worship, bringing the definition of religion into question. I found Kanye West (aka Yeezus) to be an excellent case study as, despite his faith in Christianity, his egotistic persona and god complex paints a fascinating picture of the modern person’s struggle between submission and empowerment. In congruence with the time-honoured vocabulary of Christian art, the artwork is filled with symbolism and iconography which references from the life of Yeezus. This is the mythology of Yeezianity and the human race.
Package Illustration – Bowmore: Year of the Dragon
Editorial - Neither British nor Chinese
Editorial – The Independent
I was commissioned by the Independent for an illustration to support Will Self's article regarding the nature of the UK's mental health facilities and its correlation with the stigma surrounding mental health.
Shiro Oni Residence Group Show 2019 / シロオニ展覧会 2019年
I was one of 8 artists in Shiro Oni's 2019 July art residency intake, situated in a small town in Gunma. It was a culturally immersive experience punctuated by wholesome interactions with locals, a summer festival, hot spring trips and a group exhibition at the end.
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Stormy Waters
A visual metaphor of purgatory. A transitional phase ridden with motion but lacking in progress.
Editorial Series – Homing
Mozzie Madness: The Blistered Feet Symphony
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