Taiwan artist cover by VOFAN Image via Pixiv Presents Artists in Taiwan and Korea KickstarterThe pixiv
Tiv commented that the arts can expose people to other cultures without language barriers. They said they were lucky to share their work, first in Japan and now in English-speaking countries.
pixiv Creator’s Platform Department Senior Vice President Takahiko Kato said The “Artists in” series aims to bring the works of artists from different regions to a wider global audience. Clover Press Publisher Hank Kanalz commented on the manga’s mainstream appeal and manhwa art and said, “We want [art books] to give readers Introducing more international artists and a new online community dedicated to art and illustration.”
pixiv ‘s international outreach program also includes Drawfest, an online drawing festival with live-streamed workshops and lectures in Japanese and English. pixiv interviewed Tiv in August and VOFAN in October, and they also drew art book cover illustration.
pixiv website was established in September 193700 now owns 83 million users and over 3 billion monthly page views. pixiv also operates the FANBOX crowdfunding platform, e-commerce site BOOTH, and 3D character maker VRoid.
Source: Press Release, pixiv showcases artists from Taiwan and KoreaKickstarter Event Page