Eric L. Chen is a visual communicator and strategist.
Director of publishing label OLIGARCHY and sublabel ActiveLabour.

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2023

Elevate Talent

Pilot program by Elevate, a 90-day tech training and job placement program for underrepresented communities who are looking to start a career in the tech industry.

I consulted on naming and visual identity for the sub-brand to live under the main Elevate brand. Produced a new wordmark and generative graphic system.


Bianca Li Channer
Syndicate Garden
    Elliot Teiji Reid
    Felipe Velasquez

Justice Fund

A Toronto-based non-profit dedicated to supporting communities in conflict with the law. I provided a 360° visual identity, web design and development project which turned into a full-time creative residency where I designed brand activations, produced social campaigns, and consulted on creative direction.



Syndicate Garden
    Elliot Teiji Reid
    Felipe Velasquez

Justice Fund
    Amanda Blair Roberson
    Meagan Barnes
    Yonis Hassan
    Jenno Christian
    Jermyn Creed

Truck campaign co-developed with Public Inc.
Wheatpaste done by Postering Toronto


A leading platform for digital art and festival for electronic music. I consulted on a re-brand project, creating a fresh graphic approach for the new identity and solidifying Refraction as a leading cultural curator in the crypto and web3 space.


    Malcolm Levy
    Raf Katigbak
    Greg Liburd

Mirror Mirror Gallery

As a response to the COVID-19 lockdown measures, Mirror Mirror opened as an online gallery built in collaboration between Banded Purple and Studio Brutus. I consulted on visual identity, web design and development.

(Site offline as of 2023)


Studio Brutus
   Arya Khalaj
   Felipe Velasquez

Banded Purple
   Duane Bobbsemple

Featured Artists
   Othello Grey
   Carson Teal
   Raquel Da Silva
   Winnie Truong
   Kendra Yee
   Moya Garrison-Msingwana (Gang Box)
   Linh Nguyen
   Joshua Advincula
   Ekene Maduka

Artscape Daniels Launchpad

Launchpad SUMMIT is a four-day creative career conference operated by Artscape. I designed and developed a new website for their 2020 and 2021 edition.

(Site is offline as of 2023)