Australian Poster Biennale - A Fragile Grip on Life 2013
The theme for the Australian Poster Biennale was 'A mother’s life is precious.' The poster aimed to communicate this message by its visuals alone. This was achieved by depicting the sacred bond between a mother and child. The poster was awarded the Stepping Stone Student Award for 2013.
Paul Hanslow has been awarded the "Deans Art Most Outstanding Narrative Project" in Visual Communication at the 2013 MADA Now exhibition.
Designed to increase awareness of support, resources and services available to effectively address the issue of youth suicide. The aim was to visualise depression with the abstract concept of the hermit crab and illustrate how depression can be overcome with the help and partnership of a counsellor.
The Medium is the Message Poster
A typographic exploration to demonstrate how a poster can communicate with the audience on a number of different levels. This was achieved by using the moiré effect, to create the words ‘the medium is the message’. The moiré effect is built from an entire chapter found within Marshall McLuhen’s book.
Through My Eyes
A publication which aims to provide a personal, real world account of what living with a mental illness involves. This is explored through the interviews of four people, each detailing the triumphs and hurdles they have overcome to become who they are.
Flinders Street Typeface
Created in honour of the iconic Melbourne landmark whose historical value is more than just its façade. The typeface involved digitising the hand-painted letters of the station, which were displayed during the golden age of travel.