Kouzou Sakai
The Lancet HIV

Science & Technology

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
The editor extracted important factors from each month’s research report so that I could illustrate covers that captured the key theme of each issue. 1. HIV and alcohol use disorders 2. Youth at risk of HIV: the US prevention crisis 3. Safer conception among couples where one partner has HIV 4. New drugs & methods for pre-exposure prophylaxis 5. HIV treatment for those with renal failure

How was the illustration used:
Journal covers for “The Lancet HIV” throughout 2019.

How did you make this work:
Created digitally in Photoshop.

Commissioner Name :
Elizabeth Zuccala
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The Lancet HIV

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Currently Based:
Tokyo, Japan

Born in the Japanese countryside, Kouzou spent his childhood surrounded by a wealth of nature. Having graduated from the Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology in Tokyo, plants and animals remain at the heart of his work as a freelance illustrator. Now represented by Folio Art.