In Communication Design 2, I was assigned to tackle Maya Deren and a contrasting idea of my choice in a term-long project. The main focus of my research was Deren's emphasis on movement and the human body, as well as the dreamlike quality of her films. As a foil to her, I chose no wave, an avant-garde music movement that defied definition and was rife with harsh, abrasive noise and a nihilistic attitude. I designed my zine with this in mind, and utilized both hand-drawn texture and mesh texture on vellum as an overlay for some of my spreads.

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