"This image was created as a black and white ink drawing and then colored digitally, then converted to a layered silkscreen.
"It feels like progress is being made, albeit slowly. I would like to see curators actively following, supporting and pushing the work of female artists as much as our male counterparts without necessarily needing the premise of 'all-female' lineups." –Lauren YS Read our exclusive interview!
ABOUT Lauren YS:
Lauren is a fine artist and muralist whose work explores questions of identity and the darker sides of femininity within a psychedelic dreamworld of her own making. Known best for her large scale murals, Lauren creates characters whose fantastical mutations represent empowerment of the other and a celebration of personhood. Lauren's work is influenced by dreams, mythology, death, comics, love, sex, monsters, black holes, cybernetic organisms and her Asian-American heritage.