Curated by ellen.gif and Andriana Carney
JOHN YUYI (USA / TAIWAN)
Need Wasabi (2016), 15” x 15”, Photographic print, $850.
John Yuyi’s series, Face Post, started in 2014. The Need Wasabi (2016) photographs are from this series.
“It’s about the cycle of the internet, social media, and our relationships with skin IRL and not IRL”
John Yuyi (b. 1991, Taipei, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese artist who lives and works between Taipei and New York. She received her BFA in fashion design from Shih Chien University in Taipei in 2013. Her productions have allowed her to tread the line between fashion and art. Through photography, design, and installation, Yuyi incorporates an aesthetic reminiscent of her time studying apparel along with a tinge of humor that comes from her own personality. Yuyi has exhibited in venues within New York, and published in numerous publications including BBC, I-D and Nylon Magazine. in 2017, Yuyi and GUCCI collaborated on her well known series Face Post.