LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT | TATTOO ARTIST | RESEARCHER
Jinnan Xie double-majored in art-and-design and horticulture during her bachelor's. After graduation, she became a landscape architect. During her time in ASPECT Studios, she found working with colleges from multiple professional backgrounds and cultures promoted more well-rounded creative ideas. As clashes in concepts opened new discussions.
Although a large change from landscape architect where Jinnan tattooed the earth, tattooing humans has similarities through its permanence and conveyance of meaning.
Jinnan started tattooing from 2016, using Yichun as her ink name.
Having customers from all sectors of society around the world. New stories and culture weave threads of ideas. This accumulation of creative energy has been a source of interest and further research.
Yichun currently living in London, researching tattoo's place in a changing society whilst studying 'MA Applied Imagination in Creative Industry' in Central Saint Martins(UAL), and writing on www.inkreactor.com.