ART WORK/PROJECT NAME: ACORN/ROBOT STAGE FAÇADE DESIGN
Felipe blew our minds with his insanely cool illustration to complement our tentacles in 2016 – so we invited him back again in 2017. This year he will be re-imaging our Acorn/Robot stage as a giant mechanical Robot.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: FELIPE WONG
From Costa Rica in Central America, Felipe Wong developed a relationship with the arts since a young age what lead him to art school to study fine arts and finally took him into advertising for several years. In 2010 Felipe arrived in Hong Kong and started a new quest in the toy industry art directing for children toy brands where he got introduced to a world of monsters, aliens and other creatures that would stick to his DNA and would be strongly reflected in his work later on. For his style, working with digital media and commercial art, pop culture has inevitably embedded a very graphic language in Felipe's work with sharp vivid colours and the expressive and strong outlines seen in comics. However, also as a result of his advertising background he has always been interested in developing and exploring different graphic languages to achieve different visual expressions depending on the message that was desired to convey.