John Yuyi

Bio

The body is unique and beautiful. I always try to remember the face of people that have been close to me, the details of their skin, their pores, their hair, their acne scars.

Born in 1991, John Yuyi (Yu-yi Chiang) is a Taiwanese visual artist based in New York City who uses the internet and social media as both the premise and platform for much of her creative work. She graduated from Shih Chien University with a bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design. Yuyi's work explores themes of the life and the role of social media. Her works explore her own mental health, including her experience with bipolar disorder. She began her career with a swimming suit collection that connects her fashion design education with graphic content creation. Important exhibitions include: The Next Gen: John Yuyi, The Art Vacancy, New York (2018), My (Temporary) Self, Make Room, Los Angeles (2018), John Yuyi, Gallery Vacancy, Shanghai (2018), Taipei Dangdai, Taipei (2019), Manifest of freedom - 193 Gallery (Paris), Eye Sees No Lashes, TAO ART, Taipei (2021), THE ARTIST IS ONLINE, KÖNIG GALERIE, Decentraland (2021). Yuyi has been invited to collaborate with international brands for creative campaigns and commercials projects such as Gucci, Nike, Maison Margiela, KENZO, and Carven. In 2018, Yuyi was listed as Forbes 30 Under 30 - Asia - The Arts and in 2020 listed as British Fashion Council 50 NEW WAVE: Creatives. 

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