Communicate without wordsCreative project Factory
Crazy things can happen in Keith’s paintings: for example, dolphins, crawling babies, televisions, barking dogs, snakes, and ticking clocks appear. The figures reappear so often in his works that they are almost like an alphabet in their own right: Keith’s very own script with images.
Develop your own alphabet of characters, colors and shapes.
Instructions for making it yourself
You will need
- black cardboard
What moves you? What is worth fighting for? What message do you want to share with the
Develop your own visual language. Think about simple motifs, symbols and signs.
Breakdance, comics, hieroglyphs, grievances, injustice… do you share Keith Haring’s sources of inspiration?
Make several drawings that are composed of your motifs.
Draw with chalk on cardboard and try to remove the chalk as little as possible from the surface.
Compare your language with that of Keith Haring. What was his intention?
Work in pairs
Exchange ideas with friends or classmates. Immerse yourself in their visual language!
Do you agree with Keith Haring?