Nina Park
Urban Life


Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
I have lived as I am without any title which explained to me since I graduated. It felt like losing an armour protect me. Everything is so stressful for me. One day I realized most young people are living with anxiety about the unclear future like me. It makes me feel comfortable that I am not alone who struggle with. I started to explore the seamier side of youth and how they face their life.

How was the illustration used:
I want to share what I feel and think after losing a title explain to me with a similar age living in the city. I will gather all illustrations under the same urban life project and publish illustration book myself.

How did you make this work:
The surround of me is the best inspiration for creativity. SOHO is my favourite places were easy to find out the diverse culture and ages in London. I captured various lifestyles. I create art by accumulating the exciting moment I captured. I much prefer hand-drawn work than digital work. I love gouache colour because of ironies. Sometimes it looks graphic work although it’s hand-drawn work.

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Kingston School of Art
Illustration and Animation
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Currently Based:

- Sungyoung Park - 30.JUL.1990 - Born in South Korea - Kingston School of Art 2015-2018