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graphicdestroytheuniverse / gif poster


Graphic design has always been full of violence and brainwashing. In 20th century, the totalitarian regime utilized graphic design to attract and infuriate the public in the pursuit of their “Utopian future”. Entering the network times, everyone enjoys the right of visual languages, to deconstruct the elite hegemony at the visual level. When numerous netizen have a common goal to upload the products of themselves, to share with each other, is such a collective creation a “new socialism”, a non-political stateless doctrine.
I connected the social reality to my subject through the study of totalitarian design, and developed the working methods


Universität der Künste Berlin

Universität der Künste Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Siyu Mao,
Universität der Künste Berlin