Lyrics as Form

The goal of this project was to display the ‘essence’ of a given song through the arrangement of only lyrics on a 20 x 30 inch poster.

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Nirvana

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In this poster, I explore the teenage angst that screams from the tone of this song. The high contrast and vibrancy also draws links to the drug-related downward spiral that is aforementioned in the lyrics themselves.

Some Nights

Fun!

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In this poster, I explore the contrast between the good and bad, thus the black and white high contrast image and contrast between the upper structured chaos and lower organic intricacy. The “every cloud has as a silver lining” tone¬† that the song portrays is reflected in the cloud-like section towards the bottom, growing from a cluster of all the ‘terrible lies’.

You N’ Me

Marc E. Bassy

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In this poster, I explore the teenage angst that screams from the tone of this song. The high contrast and vibrancy also draws links to the drug-related downward spiral that is aforementioned in the lyrics themselves.