ex·pres·sion
/ ikˈspreSHən /
noun
1. The conveying of feeling in the face or voice, in a work of art, 
or in the performance of a piece of music.
This poster is an experiment in typographic expression. The assignment called for the creation of a poster for an exhibition at a respected museum by playing with the typography using analog tools such as old photo copiers and scanners among other methods of expressing the type (a notable 19th/20th century speech and the lyrics of a song from the same year of the speech) in an unpredictable way. The task also required additional information in regards to the chosen year, the exhibition, and the museum of choice.
The copy used in this poster includes John F. Kennedy's address to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association in 1960 as well as Chubby Checker's The Twist. After using an old photo copier and a scanner to create well over 100 experimental typographic illustrations, this poster was designed with the overlay of two of those experiments (shown below) with some Photoshop tweaking before being taken into InDesign for the informational typesetting. The poster is sized like a traditional cinema poster using the film industry standard dimensions of 27" x 40". 
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