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Otherwise known as '4threset'


Salem Chen is a Nonbinary Malaysian artist/animator with a Degree in Animation at the University of Technology Sydney.
They enjoy creating surreal and dreamy illustrations with a touch of movement in them.

Open to contract or remote work in Illustration, Editorial, and Visual Development.

Exhibitions and Events

Kuala Lumpur Illustration Fair
Cover Design for MOSSERY X KLIF'24

Maker's Market MSQ Singapore

2012 - 2023
Comic Fiesta Malaysia

2022 - 2023
Comic Arts Festival Malaysia

2014 - 2015
SMASH Sydney

Past Work


  • Cover Illustrator for PTS Media English Line"BookKiut"

  • Self Published, Short Comic, "The Water Rabbit" 

    • (All proceeds to go to local mental health nonprofit organisations i.e "KamiSiuman")


  • Shortbox x 4threset, Short Comic,"Daisy Bush"

  • Cover Illustrator for PTS Media English Line"BookKiut"

  • Self Published, FFXIV FanComic, "Echoes VoL.1"

  • Self Published, Short Comics Anthology, "Four by Four"


  • Bluestockings Collectives x 4threset, Short Comic,"Cage of Ribs"

  • Self Published, Viral Short Comic "There Is A Tiger In My House"

  • TTRPG Character Designs for W.H.Arthur's "Taels of the Heisty Vixens"

  • Cover Illustrator for PTS Media English Line"BookKiut"


  • Lead and Main Artist in Indie Game "Amnesiac Adventurer"

  • Background Artist in Visual Novel "Himbo Harem Homicide"

  • Tapas Originals x 4threset, "Chinatop"

  • Self Published, Short Comic, "This Is An Open Letter (to an old friend of mine)"


  • New Narratif's,"Artists Respond : Life in the Time of COVID-19", Editorial Illustration

  • Runner Up Winner for Webtoon's Short Story "Brain vs Heart" with "Father"

  • Self Published, Short Comic, "Emi Is Missing"

Media Coverage


  • English

  • Conversational Cantonese

  • Conversational Mandarin

  • Conversational Hokkien

  • Basic Japanese

  • Conversational Malay

  • Beginner American Sign Language

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