Samuel Li
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Samuel Li

Narrative and Spatial Design / Photography / Installation ArtLondon, United Kingdom
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Samuel Li
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Samuel Li

Narrative and Spatial Design / Photography / Installation ArtLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Innovative, human-oriented and collaborative designer with experience across narrative design, fine art, photography, spatial practice and installation, seeking opportunities where his skills can help make a difference. Previously worked as a designer at Punchdrunk, the world’s leading immersive theatre company.
Projects
  • It’s OKAY Not To Be OKAY : a mindful journey of depression
    It’s OKAY Not To Be OKAY : a mindful journey of depressionHow can the public understanding of depression and its symptoms be enhanced through artistic interpretation to create a more empathetic society? It’s OKAY Not To Be OKAY is an immersive experience outlining a journey through depression and highlighting the discrimination experienced by people who suffer from it. This is expressed through a series of installations, developed from their stories. It seeks to create a positive intervention in a situation in which depression is the most common menta
  • Play More London: the future healthcare ecosystem of 2040
    Play More London: the future healthcare ecosystem of 2040How can “Play” be used as an element to prevent potential illnesses in 2040 and enhance a better healthcare ecosystem? Play More London is a future Health ecosystem in 2040, funded by a partnership between the Government, Public Health and corporations, offers engaging atmospheres linked to public spaces across London, for all ages and abilities. The aim is to help prevent loneliness and digital dependency and increase physical activity through Play. Play is given the same profile and funding a
  • Beyond the COMMONS
    Beyond the COMMONSHow can the museum open to the public by creating a new common ground that allows hosting various events to welcome people and maximize the use of the space? Beyond the COMMONS is an urban intervention that aims at turning the surroundings of the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo into a community asset. It consists of a sequence of multiple installations recalling the memory of the tunnel of hope and translates it into a framework to collect new narratives for the future.
Work history
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    Studio Coordinator AssistantArt Gazette
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Managing more than 700 artworks in the studio inventory, listing their information and prices for marketing, launching and selling. Handling artworks, cataloguing and data archiving, to keep our database well-organised and updated.
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    Photography and Videography AssistantValo Studio
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Shooting photos and videos for weddings in various cultures, time-keeping and assisting our crew to complete every task. Designed catalogues and guidebooks, to present our sample works and reminders to our clients before the meeting. Set up a booth for the Wedding Expo Exhibition in ExCel, to promote our studio and grow our customer base.
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Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Creative Storytelling
  • Storyboarding
  • Craft Skills
  • Modelling
  • Photography
  • Installation Art
  • Immersive Experience
  • Creative Research
  • Sculpture Installation
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    MACentral Saint Martins (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Distinction Dissertation Title How can the public understanding of depression and its symptoms be enhanced through artistic interpretation to create a more empathetic society? Major Project It's OKAY Not To Be OKAY is an immersive experience telling the stories of those suffering from depression and highlighting the discrimination they experience. It takes place in London during Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020. It is aimed at young professionals aged 22-35 years old, who may encounter people with depression but are wary of approaching them. Depression is the most common mental disorder worldwide and the project aims to dispel the discrimination associated with the condition.
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Central Saint Martins (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Upper Second Dissertation Title Ancestry and memory: a journey to a fantastic place Final Year Project An installation composed of jesmonite sculptures, wooden seals, ink on canvas and multi-language recordings, inspired by my journey of learning the legacy from my ancestors, translated and represent their folklores, culture and environments.
Awards
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    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Spatial Practices Prizes shortlistedCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
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    Lane Crawford scholarship shortlistedLane Crawford (HK)
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