Titles

This project, to create images based on a title with no prior knowledge of what the title is for, is an interesting. So far I see the way to proceed as a literal representation of the words in the title, such as with dingbats.

Juli Gudehus has created modern hieroglyphs to retell the story of creation as told in the Bible. They are a collection of pictograms and an easily recognised system of symbols that make up the story.

Each ‘hieroglyph’ is self contained and stands separate from those next to it due to the way they are designed. However they are also drawn into passages or sentences by an exterior box which encapsulates the relevant pictures, in a similar manner to an Egyptian cartouche. I find the use of everyday symbols and corporate logo’s a particularly interesting addition to the work as it begins to critique the role of such corporations in modern life.

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