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Concordia Theater Dept. Posters

These posters, commissioned by Concordia’s Theater Department, are a combination of two ideas: describing the plays in terms of basic shapes, and including a hands-on approach in some matter. The mostly primary colours (CMYK) reference the theater department’s desire to go back to the basics of theater. The tree itself represents the department’s desire to grow and branch out in order to try new approaches to theater, as well ties into the plays themselves. In the The Seventh Seal, one of the iconic scenes involves a character dying by falling out of a tree that he had climbed in an attempt to escape Death. In the Jingju poster, the cherry tree is referenced: it is iconic of Eastern culture. The tree trunk, featured in the season’s poster, represents the life of the theater department in which these two plays (and many more) will stem from. Additional posters in the series could feature different parts of the main tree and different shapes and colours. The shapes also hold meaning: the squares of The Seventh Seal poster represent the squares of the chessboard being used in the game between the knight and Death. The circles of the Jingju poster represent the circular […]
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How We Went To Mars

This promotional package was created for Black Box Productions for their one-man theatrical show, “How We Went To Mars,” based on a short story set in the Victorian era by Arthur C. Clarke and preformed at the 2011 Montreal Fringe Festival. The design quotes the visual language of Victorian print ads, and uses a duo-tone colour scheme as well as large slab-serif fonts. The package includes a colour poster, press kit and promotional bookmark.
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Sydney Opera House

This poster is an illustrated homage celebrating the architectural details of the iconic Sydney Opera House as well as the travel ads of the early 20th century.
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