Okell Lee, a senior at CCAD is successfully channeling established Juxtapoz scene artists in the best way possible. Putting his own colorful twist on West Coast contemporary artist vibes, this young man is on to something great.
King’s Court, 2016, colored pencil on paper, 76 x 68 in.
Using John Malta’s hand drawn illustrations and Jesse Mcmanus’s exceptional animation skills, we embark on a journey deep into the jungle to Mount Moog. In this psychedelic landscape you’ll find Enchantra, the Warrior princess, who finds power within her spirit animal, a 6 eyed tiger, to battle face to face with the one and only God eater.
This work is based on the graphic novel Junkyard, which is currently in development as an animated series. Junkyard follows the adventures of Haunt, the main character and his entourage, which includes the talking spider Mortimer.
For its first artist’s edition, Studio Carmin created – echoing the internationnal news and immigration policies – a universal passport, limited edition 1 / 7,367,431,901 : exact number of humans on Earth in real-time during its creation.
This work speaks about the issue of free movement of peoples, in contrast with the arbitrary borders between them and spaces, sources of tensions and misunderstandings.
Studio Carmin proposes a universal vision of territories and its occupants.