Cancer stories are filled with grief, heartbreak, hope, and joy. Due to the sensitive topic nature though, many public-facing cancer stories are formulaic and lack emotional depth. Sonder is a series of five handbound accordion books that uplifts unspoken cancer stories. Each book chronicles the individual journey of cancer survivors and caregivers through experimental typography and collaged illustrations, focusing on the vulnerabilities, difficulties, and triumphs of the disease that are often left unsaid.
Uncover Ancient Roots is a typographical exhibition that simplifies the origin stories of Chinese characters in order to bridge the knowledge between pictograms and definitions. The exhibition focuses on six Chinese radicals found in nature—earth, wind, water, fire, sun, and moon. To curate an educational experience for non-native Chinese speakers to understand too, the exhibition showcases tactile structures in order to explain each radical’s meanings.
The E.B. White collection is a set of book covers that illustrates whimsical reimaginations of classic children’s books. These covers visualize the tender friendships and love in each narrative. Each illustration is a layering of paint swashes and textures.
The Nobel Prize is an international award riddled with few minority laureates. As the world works to acknowledge the lives of non-Whites, it is crucial to show our historical moves for representation. In Peace We Trust is an infographic recognizing Nobel Peace Prize winners of underrepresented racial groups juxtaposed with worldwide civil rights movements. Even though not a mutually exclusive relationship, as civil rights movements geared towards broadening rights and respect for people of color increased, more and more people of color won the coveted Nobel Peace Prize.