Issues 9, 11 & 13
Qi Fang Colbert is a Chinese artist and illustrator who lives in County Durham with
her husband. In 2019 she completed a practice-led PhD research in Fine art at
Her works encompass drawing, illustration, animation, and
installation. With a strong sense of social and cultural critic, her works explore the conflicts between individuals and society, in particular around the dramatic social changes and cultural dislocations in modern day China.
An illustrator, printmaker and poet, Crosby
illustrates poems as comics. She is involved in the organisation of Laydeez do Comics and runs the Leeds branch.
She illustrated the cover of Ian Humphreys’ book Zebra, Nine Arches Press (2019). Other images from her work have been used for several poetry journals. She also had a poem included in Dragons of the Prime: Poems about Dinosaurs, Emma Press (2019)