kaixi yang

kai-shee young // the source of the sauce, human artist, designer of healing, Learning Product Design @Stanford, merging expression @ArtX.stanford.edu. kiwifruit/chinese gooseberry, punner, hummer.

Calligraphics
capturing the essence of a being by removing room for hesitation; near-instantaneous connection from eye to brain to hand
CROSS+SECTION
A study on Christian iconography from a secular perspective, and on the vandalism of interpretation as a means of propagating the meme through time.
Brave New World
Technology is Designed like a drug; Awarded Cambridge International Examinations Art & Design: Graphic Design, Top in New Zealand
Human Landscape
to get lost in our own textures, unique, shifting, grasping, chafing and intimate
Tangled & Twisted
The coincidence of photography and neuroscience, the myth of women in hysteria, and body horror amidst the emergence of modern surgical practices
Silversmithing
designing and handcrafting precious wearable artefacts, sculpting heirlooms close to the heart
NEBULATE
Nebulous, adjective, in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy. Plastic is ubiquitous in our lives and is convenient in so many applications, yet its proliferation comes with an environmental cost, bringing about nebulous attitudes towards the material. This installation is a meditation on the nature of plastic at a critical juncture in modern history. #CEE32H: Responsive Structures
AVA
Filter and track air pollution all in one personal wearable smart device. User testing & ethnographic research for industrial design.
Mathematical Beauty
An exploration of whether mathematics can define beauty, and whether mathematics can be deemed beautiful. Awarded Cambridge International Examinations: Top in the World, Art & Design: Painting
Mathematical Kinetic Sculptures w/ John Edmark
ArtX Stanford
ig: @artxstanford - an interdisciplinary collective that bridges divides between art and science/technology on campus through activations, workshops, tours and community oriented exhibitions.
Cross Sectional View of the Universe
Processing sketch, Drawing with Code
FABRIC
you are creating topography with every step, and ripping holes into the fabric of space; a multimedia interactive Kinect enabled projection mapping onto a blackout fabric;
Biolumination: Symbiome Series
Our intimate connection and dependence on bacteria, and our anthropocentric hubris | Art residency and graduate level lab training at the University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences with bioluminescent bacteria under microbiologist Dr. Siouxsie Wiles
Puhi o Tamaki, Te Ha o Te Hau Kainga
Breeze of Auckland, The Breath of Home | Site-specific memory captured in perfume for ME203 Design & Manufacturing
Babel
iPad game concept: Personifying languages as endangered creatures
CNC Maze & Wrist List
3D Modelling in Solidworks & HSM Works Programming for Mass Manufacture + Wearable concept for the Wristlist: capture fleeting thoughts without being taken out of the moment
oDocs Eye Care
interning for a medical device startup: tele-health devices that convert iPhones to ophthalmoscopes for portable, low cost eye exams
BioPoly Bin
What if plastics never entered the waste stream, and it was up to us and our command of GE bacteria? A concept for a consumer electronic, designed and reviewed by circular economy pioneer William McDonough
StretchSense Packaging Design + Manufacturing
design process of Stretchsense's smart fabric and sensor arrays’ modular boxes from concept to manufacturing within 6 weeks
HealthBlock Art Direction & Branding
Agency | No Agency
A collaborative drawing machine; a duet performance, a conversation mediated through a machine.
OMG Tech!
Leading and coordinating volunteers to teach hundreds of kids from diverse backgrounds on how to unmake/hands-on-disassemble e-waste and learn what their devices are made of.
A Pyre For All That Is Beautiful
Performance art video - directed by Iman Floyd-Carroll
Facing Duck Syndrome
Paddling away furiously below but casual above water. Taught away from visible distraught / now revealed / melancholy squad painted by me photographed by @sarahohta for @stanfordmint editorial
appropriate cultural appropriation?
a mix of cultures, but still feeling a fake, how does one appropriately appropriate inner mongolian, maori and buddhist artefacts? shot in the suburbs of LA with @leafy.yeh
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