Hong Kong Gong

The virtual studio of cartoonist & designer Jason Li
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Teacher's Pet

The teacher's favorite finally gets into trouble at school. Set in 1960s Hong Kong and based on my mother's stories about her childhood.

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Illustration & Design

I use illustration & design to communicate ideas and break down complex research topics.

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Horse Mountain Tote

A sturdy and durable tote bag to brighten up your day. Features a map illustration from the upcoming graphic novel, The House of Horse Mountain.

Bio Jason Li is a Hong Kong-based cartoonist and designer. He is the author of The House on Horse Mountain, an upcoming graphic novel about a young girl growing up in a bygone Hong Kong of the 1960s, and creator of Add Oil Comics, a social advocacy webcomic. Integrating elements of social science, illustration and social media, his works have been appeared at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Asian Art Museum, on the BBC, and on the radio in Spain.

In addition to that, he runs a freelance practice offering design, consulting and illustration services. He is the editor of 88 Bar, a group blog about technology, media and design in the Greater China region, and co-founded The Civic Beat, a global research collective focused on the creative side of civic technology.

Born in Hong Kong, Jason has lived in various cities around the world including Toronto, San Francisco and Barcelona. Once upon a time, he studied engineering and education at Brown University.

Currently Upgrading the illustrations on graphic novel project The House on Horse Mountain and fulfilling rewards from its recent Kickstarter campaign; finishing up year one of Net Alert (online privacy & security made easy).

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