Taipei exhibition features indie album cover art

Taipei Times
Date: Jan 05, 2021
By: Staff writer, with CNA

A selection of indie album cover designs are displayed at the at UU Mouth coworking space in Taipei on Saturday.
Photo: CNA

An exhibition featuring the covers of albums released independently or by indie record labels opened in Taipei on Sunday.

The exhibits display the use of illustration and comics in cover design in Taiwan, the organizer said.

Many indie bands put a priority on the design of their album cover to attract listeners, John Huang (黃俊豪), curator of “Taiwan Record Printing Exhibition — Indie Music Expressed in Comics and Illustrations,” said at the opening of the free event.

“I noticed that because many musicians themselves are designers and illustrators, they create their album [covers] on their own. It is a growing trend,” said Huang, a long-time industry observer.    [FULL  STORY]

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