In Detrimental Area, Yau Hoong Tang derives imaginative and expansive storylines from minimal visuals. As its identify suggests, the continued collection performs with the connection between presence and absence, layering optical illusions, embedded imagery, and different narrative cues inside a single work.
The Kuala Lumpur-based illustrator is keen on weaving collectively a number of plots. In a single work, an ink splatter additionally turns into wildlife inhabiting the world, with in one other, a creature seems as a flying goose or a fox relying on the place the viewer focuses. “I really like utilizing unfavorable area in my illustrations because it creates extra dynamics to an paintings and opens up a visible dialog,” he tells Colossal. “Its thought scary nature invitations viewers to find the hidden meanings and spark creativeness.”
Whereas Detrimental Area is created digitally, Tang is at present engaged on a brand new assortment that returns to extra conventional, analog mediums. Shop limited-edition prints, and discover extra of his playful illustrations on Behance and Instagram.
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