Negin Ehtesabian x Brandon Gellis
Techspressionism Collab #2
Interdisciplinary artist, illustrator, and designer
Born and raised in Tehran/ Iran; Lived in Iran, Great Britain, and the United Arab Emirates.
Education: BA in Visual Communication from the University of Tehran (Fine art faculty)Animation at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK
She is the co-founder of Sudden Gallery
A member of the Techspressionism community(US) since 2020 and a member of the Iranian Illustrators society since 2005.
Has been a member of AOI (UK Association of illustrators) and IGDS (Iranian graphic designers society)
Most of her art practice has been collaborative new media, illustration, design, and intercultural art and research projects. Recently she is more focused on interdisciplinary and collaborative art projects, and picture books.
She has Illustrated more than 35 picture books for children and adults, published in Iran, Italy, Germany, India, China, Taiwan, Canada, and Turkey; and has been an Independent sticker‐based street artist since 2015, and also several of her mural and urban designs still can be found in Tehran.
As a new media artist, Gellis’ creative practice is deeply rooted in his love of working across digital and analog media to explore and create speculative narratives and aesthetics through generative and computer visualizations, virtual, augmented and mixed realities, physical computing, 3D-digital design & 4D motion graphics, and digitally-interactive installation.