Jin Xia : Scar


Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
This piece is inspired by The Atlantic's article "The Virus Is Showing Black People What They Knew All Along." The shape of the COVID-19 racial disparity map resembles a scar, reminding us of the brutality of racism in the United States during the pandemic.

How was the illustration used:
Editorial illustration

How did you make this work:
I use a combination of digital and analog media.

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Maryland Institute College of Art
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Currently Based:
United States

Jin is a passionate illustrator with experience in web design. She recently got her MFA degree in Illustration Practice from Maryland Institute College of Art. With a touch of poetics and humanity, Jin’s illustrations explore various themes including sociopolitical issues and technology. Jin believes in holistic visual solutions, and she is always excited to work on timely challenging topics.