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  • Languages Matter!

    Peace, Communication Design


    International Mother Language Day...

  • aahaaay...

    Peace, Communication Design


    International Mother Language Day...

  • languages matter

    Arts & Culture, Communication Design


    languages matter

  • languages matter!

    Communication, Communication Design


    languages matter!

  • Vernacular

    Aid, Communication Design


    Vernacular = mother languages

  • Poster-final-0a

    The Global Exhibition of Posters Concerning Innovation & Flourish in Civic Administrator Ship | 2008

  • Group 72

    Arts & Culture, Audio/Visual Design


    Poster for Group Painting Exhibition | 2008

  • Cassra abedini 's Bazaar

    Arts & Culture, Audio/Visual Design


    Poster for Solo Graphic Exhibition | M. Momayez Gallery | Iranian Artist Forum | Tehran | 2008

  • Graffiti

    Environment, Environmental Design


    The search for truth can take us to the most unlikely places. For graffiti artists, manipulating letters became lifeblood and fighting back meant getting ill, and ill-legible. Once harnessed, an unusual torrent of creative, language-based experimentation and expression flowed from urban cities. It turned tables, oppressed the oppressor, and lit the fuse for a contemporary graffiti movement.

    "Getting up", the recognition that comes with the near constant act of tagging your name, became the driving force in the nascent graffiti scene. As a result the application of tags proliferated through crowded urban housing projects and high-traffic public transit systems until surfaces were covered in permanent inks. The competitive nature of graffiti, a hold-over from urban gang activity, was played out in non-violent "battles" that featured spray cans and skill instead of knives and strength. (The competitive nature of graffiti would seep into and boost the related youth sub-culture of hip-hop dance and music.) More importantly, competition brought about the stylistic innovations that were necessary to distinguish one tag from the rest. These revealed themselves in unique hand styles and lettering including the use of bubble letters, complicated scripts, calligraphic flourishes, flexible ascenders and descenders, new ligatures, simple illustrations, and cartoon characters. In many cases a combination of these left tags illegible to all but the graffiti artists. By...

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    Arts & Culture, Audio/Visual Design


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