A series of experimental type studies using a single chosen phrase.
"The Trouble with us"
Taken from a song by Marcus Marr and Nick Murphy, “The trouble with us” involves a duality and a conflict that can be taken negatively or positively. A bitter sweet situation.
Character in the Selfie Age
Given an audio excerpt from a longer talk on a specific idea, analyze the narrative and develop a concept, story and design approach to communicate the implied meaning of selected phrases (beats) from the transcript.
CHARACTER IN THE SELFIE AGE Styleframes based on audio from the RSA Short of the 2015 talk by David Brooks, ‘Character in the Selfie Age’
Took a hand drawn style approach using symmetric compositions, limited color palette representing main subjects (Blue - Social Media influence, Green - Narcissism, Pink - Morality) and a silhouetted figure as our main character.
All done in Photoshop.
Ringling College of Art + Design
"WE LIVE IN A WORLD OF SOCIAL MEDIA"
"... AN ENLARGED SENSE OF SELF"
"I FIND IT EASY TO MANIPULATE PEOPLE BECAUSE I'M SO REMARKABLE" (NARCISSISM TEST QUESTION)
...THE MEDIAN NARCISSISM SCORE HAS GONE UP 30% OVER THE LAST 20 YEARS...
"FAME USED TO RANK AT THE BOTTOM OF WHAT PEOPLE WANTED OUT OF LIFE, NOW IT RANKS SECOND OR THIRD AFTER FINANCIAL SECURITY"
"I DON'T THINK PEOPLE ARE NECESSARILY BAD BUT I THINK THEY'RE MORALLY INARTICULATE"