A collaborative data visualization project
based on Jules Verne's classic novel,
"The Mysterious Island"
Berny Tan was born and raised in Singapore, and graduated with a BFA in Visual & Critical Studies in May 2014 from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She is a self-diagnosed chronic over-thinker who is navigating her potential roles as artist, writer, and/or curator (among others). Her work explores the space that exists between the rational—as represented by the systematic visual language of diagrams—and the emotional—her personal experiences as they overlap with contemplations of culture, history, language, and identity. Each mapping is refracted through a sincere, rigorous, and at times perplexing introspection, in order to achieve a complex interpretation of herself and the world around her that is as much intellectual as it is sensitive.
Sher Chew (Sherylene Chew) is a Singaporean designer currently based in New York. She graduated from Parsons, The New School for Design in 2014 with a BFA in Communication Design. She sees design as a means of inquiry across all disciplines. Her practice is a reciprocal process of investigation, dissection