Set of Informational Cards, Book, and Poster for Thom Mayne, 2005 Pritzker Prize Winner

A set of six informational cards, an eight-page book, a 20 by 80 inch poster, and a box to fit them all in. Pieces are designed to celebrate 2006 Pritzker Prize Winner, Thom Mayne and his architectural philosophy. After reading an essay of his titled Connected Isolation, I was strongly inspired by his ideas of giving people more social opportunities through architecture, to give people more opportunities to “connect.” Mayne’s essay became the title of my project and every piece aims to exist both individually, yet also be a connected piece in a bigger whole.

 

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Conversations with Strangers: A Zine

A 30-page, 5.5 inch by 4.25 inch zine documenting my relationship (or lack thereof) with my family. Covers are made out of pages I ripped out from a programming book from the eighties. Spine is hand-sewn with deep red and white embroidery thread. Pages printed on 20 lb Domtar Earthchoice Grey paper.

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The Intangibility of Progression Book

Sixteen page, accordian folded book inspired by Walter Benjamin’s The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. The book’s body copy uses three paragraphs from the text and reflects my own thoughts on mechanical reproduction. All photos in this book were self-taken.

 

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Semiotics Matrix

A semiotics matrix done with a deck of playing cards as the subject. All images are self-taken with the exception of a lottery machine and lottery balls (I could find any in Hawaii.)

 

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