ISTD : Three-In-One—Shin E Chuah

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A response to the ISTD (International Society of Typographic Designers) “The Rhetoric of Ekphrasis” brief.—

Focusing on the Red Orchid painting by Huang Shen, which was categorized as a “Three Perfections” painting as it includes painting, poetry and calligraphy. The transition between textual to visual and vice versa is a crucial element in communication process.

This is a publication that looks into the complicated relationship between texts and images and our perception of perfection, then and now.


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