2023 / 30 x 30cm / Graphic design by Yuling Zhang / Winner of Society of Illustration 2023 Student Scholarship, 3x3 Annual No. 20 (Honorable Mention)
Malusimaniac is an apple addiction that causes hypochondria and severe hallucination. AA, a senior in art school, suffers from this condition. With graduation looming, AA's fear of the unknown intensifies, causing her to retreat into a dream world where she lives in a castle made of apples. The castle has intricate decorations, and a team of sardines is at her service.