Baopu #106: A Cat Sort of Morning

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Yao Xiao

Yao Xiao is a China-born illustrator primarily based in New York Metropolis. Yao Xiao creates paintings depicting a poetic visible world the place advanced ideas and human feelings are examined, amplified, and given bodily kind.

Her work has helped folks everywhere in the globe join at distinctive moments, from the celebration of the 20 12 months Anniversary of the SXSW Interactive Competition, to the grand launch of pop singer Katy Perry’s single ‘Darkish Horse.’ She has created deeply emotional and exquisite graphics for editorial print publications, pop music document covers, live performance posters and guide covers.

Yao Xiao’s serialized comedian Baopu at present runs month-to-month on Autostraddle. It’s an unique comedian exploring the nuances in looking for identities, connections and friendships via the fictional lifetime of a younger, queer emigrant.

Baopu stands for ‘holding simplicity,’ a Taoist supreme of wishing to return to an easier state.

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Yao has written 109 articles for us.