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CHAN Sum Kiu

陳心翹

Born and raised in Hong Kong, CHAN Sum Kiu is influenced by local and Western culture. Her work centers around her reflections on identity and sense of belonging in amulticultural city. As a part-time illustrator and full-time daydreamer, Sum Kiu intends to translate everyday events and frustrations into interesting and fascinating stories. She depicts the world in rich colors and exaggerated expressions. Not only does she invite the readers to escape reality together, but also encourages them to realise their strengths to pursue and discover the truth in living along the way.

在香港出生並且長大,陳心翹從小就深受本地和西方文化影響。她作品的題材都圍繞她在多元文化融合的城市中對自己身分認同和歸屬感的反思。作為一個兼職插畫師和全職空想家,陳心翹熱衷於把生活中平凡又沮喪的經歷化成一個個有趣且引人入勝的故事。在她的插畫和漫畫中,她筆下的世界充滿著豐富的顏色和誇張的表達,不但要帶讀者一起逃離世界,並且盼望在其中尋回面對現實的勇氣。

Roots

Risograph on paper

孔版印刷紙本

25 × 18.5 cm

在銀河裏一個普通的城市中,厭世的小孤兒查莉一直很想相信自己擁有一個非同凡響的身世之謎。但是有一天她發現了一個殘酷的真相——她是出生於一個被社會厭棄和憎恨的族群之中。面對這個惡夢,查莉發現了這個族群的真相,並且探索一切怨恨和失望的根源⋯⋯

Charlee is a cynical little orphan who lives in an ordinary city among the galaxy. Having no knowledge of her birth parents, Charlee always wanted to believe the mystery of her family background is somewhat extraordinary. But one day she discovers a horrible truth – she is in fact, the descendant of the people who are disgusted and hated by society. Living in this nightmare, Charlee finds out about the truth of her people, and the roots of all her resentment and disappointment…