A sixteen-page publication aiming to capture a conversation that I had with Dutch Reiki Master and healing crystal salesman Marcel Vis. The structure of the publication is based on Marcel’s journey from being healed to becoming a healer. Each spread focuses on the healing of an individual chakra.
Public space is filled with messages of all kinds written and performed by the individuals that inhabit it. As a result of these instances of self-expression, different forms of written and oral language have been born that have gone unaccounted for in the history of communication. This catalogue is an attempt to record and organize them and give them the attention they deserve.
A collection of exercises about image and text, opened by an extract from Hito Steyerl’s essay of the same name.
A catalogue of images and texts that make me laugh.
Collaboration with Nedislav Kamburov. This publication was created solely using the content of four books: Wilder Mann: 1. The Image of the Savage Charles Fréger (2012) 2. Hindi/ Urdu Phrasebook Parvez Dewan (1988) 3. Modern Sculpture Herbert Read (1964) 4. Not A toy, José Teunissen (2011). The result is a pocket phrasebook for a dangerous faraway planet.
This publication was made with the intension of connecting and exploring 6 seemingly unrelated topics. A physical version of the ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ concept. Within each chapter, superficial information is seperated by a physical hole from darker and more in-depth information. The six topics are: 1. Black Holes 2. Muse 3. Zentai 4. Lucha Libre 5. Berthold Brecht 6. Catharsis.
What would you like to have happen to your body when you die? In the Netherlands, there are currently only two legal options: cremation or burial. No matter what, when you die, someone will be paying money to dispose of your body, whether it's your family, your friends, your community or your country. This publication explores the particularities of the Dutch funerary environment and its current costs and laws. Collaboration with ANastasiia Umpuleva.
In an age of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, it's nearly impossible to view the enormity of Cathedrals with the mindset of a medieval pilgrim. But, even from a 21st-century perspective, it's hard not to be moved by the sheer size and scale of the massive stone structures. This publication recounts the experiences of 10 different tourists as they enter cathedrals while on holiday. All of the typefaces used have been extracted from carvings from different Spanish and French cathedrals.
The following publication contains a collection of excerpts of scripts from recent comedy movies that include suicide themed jokes. Can jokes about suicide be funny, or should they be avoided at all costs? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=300Q0_B1uYc
A small book of letterpress experiments.
Collaborative work with: Selina Landis, Michelle Janssen & Emma Benozzi. Our project revolved around the theme of equality in 1968 and Martha Rosler's series of collages entitled 'House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home'. We designed the three key sources that we read in order to write our essay.
This ‘Twin Poster’ was made solely using the same components as the original poster. Original poster by Lamm & Kirch.
This poster was made to promote the lecture by Paulo Tavares concerning deforestation and the Anthoposcene.
A poster for a fictional perfume designed by Thierry Muegler. There are two versions of this poster; one effect-based and a minimalistic one.
A collaboration with Nicolai Schmelling promoting a lecture by Eva Verberne for the KABK’s interior architecture department.
The 'Red Thread' which connects each country within the F.E.T time zone is U.S. intervention. This poster was made to accompany a publication exploring just how deeply the United states has been involved in each of these countries and what effects their presence has had.
Which of the two will the future be?
A series of posters designed around images that were generated using Processing.
A poster for an event hosted by Gert Dumbar at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague. The design was silkscreened onto 65 pillowcases and attendees were asked to bring their own pillows to complete the event’s full slumber party/ porn set potential.
A series of experiments from a workshop hosted by Mitch Paone from Dia Studios.
An animated logo for Leiden University's 444th birthday.
The outcome of a series of flyers designed within strict restrictions.
A digital illustration for the collaborative publication ‘Questioning answers’. This piece was based on an interview conducted between Bina Rothblatt and her robotic counterpart, Bina 48.
A crypto-loading symbol.
A poster designed to accompany a publication exploreing the theme of bacteria.
An illustration of an ethical future.
In the future, you don't have to talk to anyone that you don't want to.
Hi! My name is Emily Anderson, I'm an American Graphic Designer from France. I am currently studying at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.