Ivory Nunez-Medrano is a New York City based illustrator, who enjoys creating images through the combination of traditional (old-school) techniques and materials, with digital image editing software. His works often touch socio-political, surreal and absurd issues in contemporary or futuristic societies.
POST-GRADUATION NEWS: Artist in Residence, Bronx Graphic Stories, Lincoln Center Education Community Art Project
“My residency will focus on listening to the stories of the people who have developed their own strategies to thrive in the South Bronx with the intention of translating their oral testimony into pieces of graphic narrative (sequence of pictures and words with storytelling purpose). From Mott Haven to Port Morris, community members will be able to experience a series of billboard-size illustrated stories, displayed in public places (bodegas, store fronts, building walls). The stories will be based on the hopes and struggles shared by the entire community.”
You Are In Bowelia
An introduction to Bowelia, the lower section of Someday City, where my story/thesis takes place.
There Goes Daniel
Daniel is the protagonist of my thesis Internal Matter, he drives a methane powered vehicle to provide plumbing services to the residents of Bowelia.
Gastralia and Bowelia
If Bowelia is the lowest section of Someday City, Gastralia is a more developed place, and more fitted to human needs. The Ministry of Sewage (a military-plumbers’ corp) is located in this essential section of the city.