Alice Wong
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Alice Wong

Story DesignerEindhoven, Netherlands
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Alice Wong

Story DesignerEindhoven, Netherlands
About me
Alice Wong is a Story Designer based in Eindhoven and teaches at Design Academy Eindhoven in the department of MA Information Design as a Specialist Tutor. She translates research findings into a multi-perspective story. She aims to increase awareness of truths and to render complex information more comprehensible and shareable. Her research question is rooted in understanding how our perception of reality is shaped by media. Her principal topic of interest lies in the intersection of biographical documentary, media and social phenomena.
Projects
  • A CHARGED DREAM (2020)
    A CHARGED DREAM (2020)A Charged Dream is a serious, yet playful exploration of the history of the lithium battery, which might be more popular than ever, since the rise of the smartphone. These four videos show the other ways these batteries are charged: not only with electricity but also with ideologies. The videos are bookended by excerpts from a speech by President Richard Nixon. He speaks about the oil crisis in the 1970s and the need for America to develop its own sustainable energy source. The videos keep incr
  • US & THEM (2019)
    US & THEM (2019)The video US & THEM opens with the voice of an Asian-American stand-up comedian who self-mockingly makes a distinction between Asian and ‘regular’. Stereotypes are a powerful starting point for understanding the world around you, but at one point, you’ve got to move on to a more nuanced, critical view. For US & THEM Alice Wong and Aryan Javaherian have remixed their research on Asian stereotypes. Their montage brings together a host of both visual and auditory sources: from historical photograph
  • RECONSTRUCTING REALITY (2015)
    RECONSTRUCTING REALITY (2015)It is an 11-min film about how information shapes our minds and perception of reality. I investigated how different ways of storytelling contribute to our constantly changing perception of reality. The red thread is based on a personal story. It is edited with found footage, a collage of different ‘voices’ captivates the viewer to see how reality is constructed and reconstructed time after time. Storytelling can create a reality that engages audiences to feel an urgency, a sense of threat or ju
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Work history
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    Specialist TutorDesign Academy Eindhoven
    Emmasingel 14, 5611 AZ Eindhoven, NetherlandsFreelance
    Director - Film
    Amsterdam, NetherlandsFreelance
    Art directing and creating a storyline for Thonik's UNESCO residency in Nanjing China.
Skills
  • Creative Storytelling
  • Creative Research
  • Art Direciton
  • Communication Presentation
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Information Design
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • Visualisation
Education
    MA Information Design
     - Eindhoven, Netherlands
Awards
    The Design Museum London logo
    The Design Museum London logo
    Beazley Design of The Year (Nominee)The Design Museum London
    Dioraphte Award
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