Victo Ngai, A Cup of Salt Tears Victo Ngai Besides the fact that Irene Gallo being one of the best ADs, I am always excited to work onTor.com short story art there’s no way to tell what kind of subject matter will come along. This piece accompanies Isabel Yep’s novelette A cup of Salt Tears - an eerie yet beautiful story. You can read it here. The audiobook of IQ84 by Murakami Haruki accompanied the working of this piece, it was quite the perfect track.
"Become Ocean Victo Ngai The piece was for a music review written by Alex Ross about a production by John Luther Adams, called Become Ocean, performed by Seattle Symphony. It is an environmentally themed piece about the rising oceans, and has a submersive feeling to it: waves of sound rising and falling. Many thanks to AD Chris for this fun assignment. It ran in last week’s New Yorker Magazine, I forgot to post about it earlier because of all the festivities…I hope you all have had"