Eena Shin















S Is For C

Eena is a graphic novelist, who was born and brought up in South Korea. She initially studied painting for BA, but soon realized that shewas more interested in narratives. Graphic novels seemed to be a perfect solution to tell stories with images. Her first book, Shadow Drawing, was published in 2004 and won major comic awards in South Korea. Eena had a solo exhibition at Seoul Animation Centre and participated in "Special Exhibition of Korean Cartoons," at Napoli Comicon (International Comics and Animation Festival of Naples).

S Is For C is a graphic novel employing typographic designs. The story is about a skilled letterpress printer who teaches a child to read using types. Eena is interested in conveying the arbitrariness of words and meaning with typography as well as describing the transitional era from letterpress to digital technology.