Joy Wang is a Shanghai-based illustrator and sound designer. In 2016, graduated from Shanghai Donghua University in visual communication design. In 2017, she went to London to participate in the Sound Arts course in University of the Arts London. In January 2018, due to the personal experience of the glacier melting during a trip to the Ice land, she decided to make the eco emergencies as a long-term motif of her practices. At the same year, she created her first short film ‘The Neverland’ to explore how to encounter the eco emergencies by audio-visual methods of storytelling.
Technical developments transform huge amounts of humans from a member of nature to an ecological colonizer. This type of people is called ‘industrial humans’. As one of the industrial human, how to introspect and face the eco emergencies by the technical methods, which needs to be discussed.
The peaceful, silent, subtitled, reflecting on extinction, silence, and anthropocentrism. The film is consisted of several true inhuman stories all over the world and mainly focused on framing perceptions through the audio-visual methods of slow-cinema, contact mic, and inner monologue, which shapes how artists and their audiences perceive the environment.