Sign Language
Installation, Street, Other
2009—07       
Shatana, JO


Aerosol and Lacquer on Wood

Public intervention in the village of Shatana in Jordan whereby a signage system was introduced for existing as well as imaginary landmarks. In developing the signage, I collaborated with a Jordanian calligrapher to develope a unique (and somewhat peculiar) type-system specifically for the village. Unique iconography was also developed to go with the particular nature of the village. The wooden signposts (approximately 3 meters in height) were commissioned from local carpenter.

The project took place during a the two-week residency of the Shatana International Workshop organized by Makan in Jordan.

Exhibitions:
Shatana International Workshop — Shatana, 2009



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