NEW WORK: Uterus Man OP by Lu Yang

On 28/07/2013 by Site Default


Some may see Lu Yang’s work as cringe worthy. The Shanghai-based artist often creates characters with grotesque, sub-human deformities. The last time we checked up on Yang, she had just completed her short-film The Beast, a tribute to popular anime saga Neon Genesis Evangelio.

As the young emerging Chinese artist continually sites her love for Japanese culture and its influence on her work, Vice invited Japanese grotesque cartoon artist Shintaro Kago, to introduce her latest project, UterusMan, in the video.

The UterusMan project is an elaborate narrative conceived by Lu Yang, featuring a superhero fighting to save a future world from an evolution crisis. Over the course the year, the project will be released as a 3D animation, online game, and various other forms developed through open-source collaborations. We caught up with Lu Yang to learn more about exactly what and who UterusMan really is…

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