Zhenyi Zheng
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Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
Through the long period of lockdown in London, I had a more intimate connection with my home space.I am both a witness and a bystander, experiencing and observing the space.Inspired by phenomenology and semiology of lived experience in architectural places,I realised that there are far more meanings within the home space.I visualised different stories by recording dialogues with my flatmate.

How was the illustration used:
These works are mainly used for reading, and thinking about more connections between people and our daily living space. Also as records and memories of the last two pandemic years.

How did you make this work:
I made these works by using acrylic, colour pencil, collage, and Procreate.

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Royal College of Art
MA Visual Communication, Illustration Pathway
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Zhenyi Zheng is a Chinese illustrator, a visual narrator, currently based in London. She graduated from Royal College of Art in 2021. She usually uses drawing, making and photography to tell stories. She is a multi-disciplinary practitioner. Her practice includes comic, children's book, graphic design, toy design, textile design, and photography.