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Bitter humor of an introvert: designer-illustrator Fandy Susanto talks about her first exhibition – Art & Culture

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Yudhistira Agato (The Jakarta Post)

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Jakarta ●
Fri, January 14, 2022

With an aversion to confrontation, Fandy Susanto uses simple, raw illustrations to critique the social values ​​of those around her, while confronting her own psyche.

Fandy Susanto has spent over a decade honing herself as a graphic designer, shaping brand communication and personality based on briefs given to her without any particular style. If his client likes him, then he’s a success. However, a few years ago, inspired by the new yorker editorial illustrations, the Swinburne University graduate started drawing something for himself after work or during breaks as an outlet for his thoughts and frustrations.

“When I had something on my mind or was irritated by someone or something, I always kept it to myself, and I know that’s not healthy,” the 38-year-old said. . “I used to write, but found my writing cheesy, so drawing was a really helpful way for me to let off steam.”

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