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Jonathan C. L. Chan

Designer & PhotographerZürich, Switzerland
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Jonathan C. L. Chan

Designer & PhotographerZürich, Switzerland
About me
Hi, I’m Jonathan C. L. Chan , a designer with an interest in biodesign and portrait photography. I focus on creating products and concepts surrounding human and environmental wellbeing coexisting symbiotically, often involving a wide range of media. If you're interested in minimalist design, future-oriented ideas, project inquiries, fermented foods, or simply want to say hello, just drop me a line : )
Projects
  • Bacterial SymbiosisOur human microbiota is extremely delicate and can change through the influence of our surroundings. This strong symbiosis between bacteria and body is paramount for our survival; among many other functions our microbiota protects us from germs and synthesises vitamins. This material research project utilises bacterial cellulose as a scaffold for healthy, beneficial bacteria to colonise and influence our own microbiota. Through the symbiosis activation through human sweat, it offers great oppo
  • 70/30As part of the Olfactory Education project, 70/30 intends to bring attention to the importance of smell in design based on the subject of food. 70% of what we denote as taste is based purely on smell. With the help of olfactory extraction of the key ingredients, three dishes were created with the main component introduced by the scent cone alone, providing a full gustatory experience when combined. Through the active use of ingredient replacements through scent, we could initiate a healthier,
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Projects credited in
  • Self-PortraitThis series of photographs is a satirical reflection on the stereotypes and insults that I’ve encounted in my life. I directed and composeed each image as a hyperbolic interpretation of each term. This is part of a wider body of graphic work around Race and Identity. Find out more at: https://www.shankhochaudhuri.com/self-portrait
Work history
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    Project ManagerGalerie Renée Ziegler
    Zürich, SwitzerlandFull Time
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    Creative DirectorGalerie Renée Ziegler
    8005 Zürich, SwitzerlandFull Time
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Skills
  • Design Innovation
  • Photographic Direction
  • Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Product Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Creative Art Direction
Education
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    Industrial DesignPratt Institute
     - New York, United States
    Residency
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    Media DesignKeio University
     - Japan
    Residency
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