Alejandro García Restrepo, Medellín, Colombia.
Referring to a mask as a law of nature is another way of saying that it cannot be escaped or transcended; there is no getting beyond or beneath it.
But when Deleuze describes the intention of interpretation, we find it is ‘an art of piercing masks, of discovering the one that masks himself, why he does it and the point of keeping up the mask while it is being reshaped’.”
The Nietzschean-inspired disavowal of ideology is based on the claim that critique is only an ongoing series of interpretations where masks give way to nothing but more of their own. Deleuze’s instruction is to pierce masks so that motivations and strategies can be discovered, whether they belong to subjects or to a particular manifestation of power.
The obvious implication is that the appearance of a mask obscures other qualities that are potentially more fundamental than just another mask.
An experimental work based upon the ideas of technological reincarnation and the digital crypt.
Process breakdown available at: callmeclark.com/decrypt-process-book
Created as a part of the Adobe Mentorship Program.
Special thanks to Adobe and everyone involved in this project.
Design & Audio – Peter Clark
Main Actor – Michael Williams
Cinematography – Joe Picard
Project Mentor – Lilit Hayrapetyan
Font FS Millbank (2015) by Stuart de Rozario.
Late for a meeting and can’t find your way? Trying to catch a flight? Lost in a hospital? Reading signs is a different business to reading a book or a newspaper. Text on signs needs to be deciphered quickly and effortlessly. So the legibility criteria for signage letterforms are different to those for normal reading, too.
Throughout FS Millbank’s uppercase and lowercase alphabets, characters have been given features for extra definition, including: wide ink traps on the A, K, M, V, W, X and Y; a serifed i, accentuated spurs on the a, d, l u; and different x-height shapes on the b, g, p and q.3 hearts
800beloved is a Michigan-based group formed from the writing & production of singer/songwriter, Sean Lynch. The group’s moniker, taken from a 1-800 telephone number, hints at the merger between two opposing themes – “800” representing the interest in popular culture’s flimsiness while “beloved” alludes to the lyrical use of sacred, often dismal and ironically naive subject matter.3 hearts
Shibu PG, Kochi, India.
The cyclone had set the house down gently, very gently – for a cyclone—in the midst of a country of marvelous beauty. There were lovely patches of green sward all about, with stately trees bearing rich and luscious fruits.
Banks of gorgeous flowers were on every hand, and birds with rare and brilliant plumage sang and fluttered in the trees and bushes.
A little way off was a small brook, rushing and sparkling along between green banks, and murmuring in a voice very grateful to a little girl who had lived so long on the dry, gray prairies.