Xiao Hua Yang
Inside A Government Program That Controls The Lives of People Leaving Psych Hospitals


Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
A program in California is meant to help patients move from psych hospitals to independence, but many find themselves in limbo. Xiao Hua Yang captured the quiet isolation of Venus Moore, trapped for years in the program, through a subtle animation.

How was the illustration used:
An editorial illustration that was published online at The Marshall Project and the Los Angeles Times.

How did you make this work:
This was made digitally.

Commissioner Name :
Marci Suela and Celina Fang
Commissioner Company :
The Marshall Project

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Currently Based:
New York

Xiao Hua Yang is an illustrator based in New York.