I draw, write and synthezise to communicate the essence of people’s ideas. I often work in teams, for corporate clients and the public sector, cultural and educational institutions, businesses and individuals. Visualization is my key to successful projects: a native tool to facilitate creative solutions in real time (both in large-sized graphic recordings and small sketchnotes) and to produce the fitting media format for specific missions and audiences.

My visual style adapts to the project need and context, varying from simple to complex, abstract to realistic – always serving the clarity of your vision. Are you interested in learning from me and my methods? I’m a passionate teacher, too.


CHARACTER DESIGN:

 

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COMIC | MANGA | STORYBOARD:

 

 

  • projects:
    Graphic journalism comic “Vecindad” (Mexico City thesis research)
    ongoing webmanga series “Tokyo Mosaic”
    short stories published in German and Japanese for the manga anthologies “Baito Oh” and “Deai”

 

 

 

  • storyboard use:
    Visualizing ideas in the making of a storytelling process.
    Team communication and personal planning tool.

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ILLUSTRATION:

 

 

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URBAN JOURNALISM:

 

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URBAN RESEARCH VISUALIZATION:

 

 

  • research | consultancy: study on the architecture and town planning of the IBA ’87. Recommendations for the preservation of its cultural value. Communication through pictograms, illustrations and cartoons.

 

 

  • Graphic journalism pilot project:
    Comic “Vecindad” based on my thesis research on old-town neighborhoods in Mexico City.

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VISUALIZATION | WORKSHOPS:

 

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INSPIRATION:

Portfolio Marianna Poppitz urban planet comix inspiration

 


HIGHLIGHTS:

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  • Manga Performance on Tokyo Homelessness (2014)
    @ HAU with and for Ren Saibara’s performance “Wachsen Wachsen Wachsen”.