YUYI ON DISCS
YUYI ON DISCS places intimacy and physicality side by side with digital emblems. By projecting her face onto a physical object, she uses her body to express the connectivity between artificial intelligence and human beings.
Born in 1991, John Yuyi 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. She explores themes of the life and moment she and other human beings are living in right now which happens to be mainly taken by social media. Her works reflect the emotion and bipolar disorder of herself and the feeling of modern society by the daily observation and the sensitive feeling of emotion from others. 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), Eye Sees No Lashes, TAO ART, Taipei (2021) Yuyi has been invited for collaboration 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 British Fashion Council 50 NEW WAVE: Creatives.