Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Illustration Ideas, protest development and rough storyboards

Upon completing my lino concept and being unsatisfied with the outcome I decided to think more about what it is that I want from my dissertation subject and how this can integrate into my studio project. I decided it could be a good idea to create a narrative of my own in the form of illustrations relating to the tensions between the North Korea and the US and when talking with friends about this we joked about how Donald Trump is in a nut shell an internet troll. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Illustration Ideas, protest development and rough storyboards

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Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Link to Dissertation and Photo-montage test

After looking at the book cover for Dantes inferno and the posters for Blade Runner and Apocalypse now I thought about how I could combine multiple images relating to apocalypse in a way that conveys the current anxieties of nuclear threat related to Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Link to Dissertation and Photo-montage test

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Linking work to dissertation

After a crit with the tutors I was recommended to try and bring my dissertation topic of the Apocalypse, Post-Apocalypse and Dystopia¬† into my work somehow so I started out by sourcing some imagery from this topic that I found interesting. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Linking work to dissertation

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Info-graphics and the facts of nuclear weapons

After being put off the photomontage idea I thought it might be good to change my pamphlet idea to become more informative and to show people the facts behind nuclear weapons and the damage that could be caused as I had already gathered some of the necessery information. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Info-graphics and the facts of nuclear weapons

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Photo-montage experimentation

After looking at work from these different artists I thought about how I could create photomontage images of my own relating the images to nuclear weapons and back to the Roman Road trust. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Photo-montage experimentation

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Deciding Activism and even more research

After looking at these different activist artists I had gotten very interested in anti war and nuclear weapons activists and since the change in the brief had occurred I continued looking at anti war art and activists whilst also looking more into the facts of nuclear weapons today. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Deciding Activism and even more research

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, More Research

Now that the studio members had been given the green light to research activists that they found interesting I decided to look at the work of Craig Oldham in his book In Loving Memory of Work. I had wanted to look at thi agan for sometime after attending his hothouse talk last year. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, More Research

Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Another Idea/ Theme

After deciding against the idea to use dots as the basis for the visual aesthetic of the show I decided to think more about the theme of Language in design that the brief is based around. After our workshops with regular Practice and using the drawings of the Wellcome collection content I wanted to see how the show could work using things that we use to communicate these being hands, mouths and eyes. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Another Idea/ Theme

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Laser cutting workshop.

Our latest workshop at Futures Past has been in the laser cutting and wood work studios in the bottom floor of the university. For this workshop we took our designed into Adobe illustrator then had them laser cut into our own materials. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Laser cutting workshop.