N-400: Application for Naturalization — Risographed Zine, 2021
The U.S. Immigration system is especially notorious for its hostile bureaucracy, as translated into and demonstrated by language used invarious naturalization paraphernalia. This booklet consists of AI-generated narratives, derived from words and visual structures used within the N-400 Form and Preparing for the Naturalization Test: A Pocket Study Guide. 19 real immigration jargons were used to generate each fake narrative in this booklet. Collected by the Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design & Typography.
HUGO BALL(oons) — Balloon + Packaging, 2021
Each balloon contains a stanza from Karawane, a sound poem composed of meaningless sound-words by Hugo Ball. The balloons are to be popped in homage to the Dada movement’s rejection of language and logic in opposition to the brutalities of war.
A Thing About Things With Words — Chapbook, 2021
A bookmark-shaped chapbook composed of essays by Donald Barthelme, Georges Perec, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Nicholson Baker on their relationships to spoken and written words.
Gung-Ho — Website + Book, 2021
What if children were granted the right to carry in schools to protect themselves from mass gun violence? If so, what kinds of materials would help children understand guns as a friendly object, rather than the killing machine it is? This satirical project is conceived around a series of what-if’s surrounding the topic of school shootings to create a sense of discomfort around the presence of guns around schoolchildren. View full website prototype here.
Book cover design concept for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s 2013 novel, Americanah.
Modular Emotions — Book, 2021
A screenprinted book that depicts various emotions through combinations of gridded icons. The modularity of the icons, as well as the form of the book itself, explores the fluidity and in-betwenness of emotions.
Fish Series — Poster, 2020
Series of three posters created to pay homage to the fishes my mother used to pack in my lunches, which elicited strange stares from my peers in a dingy, American elementary school cafeteria.
The Bermuda Triangle — Branding, 2021
Speculative identity concept for The Bermuda Triangle, a location in the Caribbeans notorious for missing flights and shipwrecks, as a travel agency.
Funeral Unknown — Zine, 2021
A screenprinted zine about specific funeral rituals, sounds, and objects that explores the fragmented reality of grief.
CUSAI 2021 — Branding, 2021
Cooper Union Summer Art Intensive (CUSAI) is a high school pre-college summer program hosted by The Cooper Union School of Art. The visual identity, which is composed of a funky typeface, Fuhgeddaboudit, and swooshes of airbrush-like strokes, was created with the intention of piquing the interests of high school students who are interested in studying fine arts, design, and animation in a collegiate setting for the summer.
La Jetée is a 1962 French science fiction featurette directed by Chris Marker and associated with the Left Bank artistic movement. This infographic illustrates and follows the plot of the film through the format of origami instructions for a paper fortune teller & tracks the change of time through shifting dimensions of paper.