On the surface

Medium: Digital
Size: 29.7x42 cm
Client: At the Art Studio
Country: Singapore
Year: 2020

*The first piece initially supported the open call for illustrating social topics at https://ahatime.org/. Photos courtesy At the Art Studio. Prints are available at www.atastudio.sg
The fan might be seen as a metaphor of a mask that is conform to a social context. On the other hand, it reflects an exterior perception and approval. This series depicts a mental phenomenon happening in most of East Asian societies: The obsession of hiding true emotions and decisions to assimilate conventional social standards.




In Progress


The series was int done with the sketch and The fan might be seen as a metaphor of a mask that is conform to a social context. On the other hand, it reflects an exterior perception and approval. This series depicts a mental phenomenon happening in most of East Asian societies: The obsession of hiding true emotions and decisions to assimilate conventional social standards.







Indigo Design Awards: Silver Award


The entry Indigo Design Awards win The fan might be seen as a metaphor of a mask that is conform to a social context. On the other hand, it reflects an exterior perception and approval. This series depicts a mental phenomenon happening in most of East Asian societies: The obsession of hiding true emotions and decisions to assimilate conventional social standards.



World Illustration Award 2020: Shortlisted


The fan might be seen as a metaphor of a mask that is conform to a social context. On the other hand, it reflects an exterior perception and approval. This series depicts a mental phenomenon happening in most of East Asian societies: The obsession of hiding true emotions and decisions to assimilate conventional social standards.




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