Project 2 – Combining visual elements

Exercise 3 - Film Posters This exercise required me to identify and think critically about some of the design choices apparent in the paper-based (also online) poster used to promote a (moving image) film. I selected the feature-length film Mommy, written and directed by Quebecois Xavier Dolan. I saw this movie in the theater in… Continue reading Project 2 – Combining visual elements

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Project 2 – Combining visual elements

Exercise 2 - Recontextualizing images I did some research and note-taking on photomontage artists John Heartfield, Peter Kennard, Hannah Höch and Martha Rosler. This first step was followed by the opportunity to use some aspect of current events as a jumping-off point for creating our own collage/photomontage piece. I wanted to piece together a bit… Continue reading Project 2 – Combining visual elements

Project 2 – Combining visual elements

Exercise 1 – Mixed messages What are the above messages conveying, both through the text and the chosen typography? The typeface chosen for the "Enjoy your stay" statement suggests that this place considers itself a bit fancy but is, in reality, almost certainly a bit dated or old-fashioned. You might expect to find a typeface… Continue reading Project 2 – Combining visual elements