YiJie Chen : Social Theme Park

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Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
This series of work construct an absurd theme park which depicting social media offers people fun and excitement, with the purpose of manipulating users psychologically and let users immerse themselves into social media. Eventually tech companies get advertising profits from the magic trick of controlling users’ minds. The fiction prediction of people living in the Matrix is gradually coming true.

How was the illustration used:
Exhibition, collaboration

How did you make this work:
The illustration was drawn and coloured in Photoshop with Wacom CintiQ.


Social Media:
facebook.com/yijiechen.art
instagram.com/yijiechen.art/

Personal Website:
yijiechenart.com

College:
Edinburgh College of Art
Course:
Illustration
Year of Graduation:
2020


Currently Based:
Taiwan

Biography:
YiJie Chen is an illustrator from Taiwan. Her works express an evocative tone of distinctive surrealism with delicate textures of line and colour. She enjoys making images with a juxtaposition of tranquility and richness, rationality and emotion.

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