Danae Diaz
Schistosomiasis for The Lancet Infectious Diseases Competition

Science & Technology

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
Alongside five other artists, I was invited to take part in the competition for the 2022 cover of the scientific journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases, a leading journal for publishing research on infectious diseases. The topic to be illustrated was schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease caused by worms that can infect the urinary tract and intestines.

How was the illustration used:
As it was a competition and although I was one of the three finalists, I did not become the winner, the illustration was not used by The Lancet.

How did you make this work:
Digitally, with Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom Cintiq.

Commissioner Name :
Marco De Ambrogi
Commissioner Company :
The Lancet Infectious Diseases

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Danae Diaz is a Spanish illustrator and animation artist currently based in Stuttgart, Germany. Danae has worked together with numerous animation studios, newspapers and magazines, advertising agencies, publishing houses and lifestile, design and fashion brands. Clients include: The Guardian, BBC Three, Die Zeit, Spiegel, Wallpaper*, Monocle among others.