The Age of Un-enlightenment is an artist book/publication highlighting the issue of surveillance, ignorance and deceit caused by the paradigm shift of social media and psychographic data analysis – targeted advertising and the human contribution to the matter. As explored within my dissertation “To what extent does Psychographic Data Analysis harm political autonomy? and analysisContinue reading “500 word FMP Summary”
Again I had to take these on my iPhone, I took them outside and the lighting was much better.
These were unfortunately taken on my phone as I left my camera in London and I won’t be going back down until after the deadline. The pictures don’t do it justice but I am happy with have it ended up looked. Printed on newsprint – from the newspaper club.
Frequent use of the eye to show the surveillance, inferred and blatant messaging and a continuous nod to the human input and interaction – whether that’s intentional or not into this new age of un-enlightenment.
Riso Experiments: I tried to make my drawing look like they were risograph printed in photoshop as the fact of actually getting my project printed might not happen. I don’t think it looked great so decided against taking it further. Deciding on using sole hand drawn illustration: I love the look of the hand drawnContinue reading “More Layout Experimentation + Risograph Experimentation + Deciding to go full hand drawn.”
My first layout experimentation. FEEDBACK My feed back was mostly positive but David and my group said that there was too much going on with the illustrations – too many different styles causing it to become disjointed. I added in a quick hand drawn sketch in one of the layouts as I had’nt finished theContinue reading “Layout Experimentation + Feedback”
Size: tabloid newspaper size Binding: folded – no staples Flat Plans: rough sketches of possible layouts. Typography: After doing some experimentations I chose Whitman Display and Acumin Pro as my main typefaces. Whitman as it seems quite serious and formal which I quite like seeing as this is a serious subject Im talking about –Continue reading “Print Design Plan”
I really like the use of eyes and I think it’s really simple in showing the surveillance aspect and also the human aspect of it. I used dots and I envision my end product being riso printed as I really enjoy the idea of talking about a tech/societal shift within a medium that was oneContinue reading “Experimentation with illustration”
Medium is the Message – designed by Quentin Fiore He is noted especially by his designs of the 1960s, where he mixed text and images, different sizes of type and other unconventional devices to create dynamic pages that reflected the tumultuous spirit of the time. I love love love the simplicity of minimal text, whiteContinue reading “More Research”
The Age of Un-enlightenment is an artist book highlighting the culture of surveillance, ignorance and deceit caused by the paradigm shift of social media and psychographic data analysis – targeted advertising. The Age of Enlightenment was characterised by the rise of the scientific method, rational thought and scepticism; There was a belief that this wouldContinue reading “Summary”