© 2019 Gillian Drier


I Am Not An Object


adobe illustrator, adobe aftereffects, adobe premiere, adobe media encoder


design a one to three minute animation that tells a personal story


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In the modern age of seeking relationships and dating, online dating applications have become increasingly popular amongst the millennial generation. It provides a means of connecting with other individuals who are similarly aged, have like interests, and the apps can be used quickly and efficiently. However some women may not feel that the apps are idealized to suit their needs or identities.


Women of color often face racism and fetishizing comments on online dating applications. I made this animation to share my personal experience and give voice to the women who experience the same.

This work became the basis for my Graphic Design Senior Thesis. Check out the in-progress project here.

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