Artist João Tabarra uses his striking images to make us think about the world that surrounds us, offering a vision of our human condition through our own animality and finitude. The full project encompassed an exhibition, a conference and a bilingual book with texts from Nicole Brenez, Pascale Cassagnau, Elisabeth de Fontenay and Stéphane Bou.
The book features 3 different paper stocks that go with each different section (either text or image), therefore enhancing the overall experience. That rhythm is followed by the use of typography in a flexible way, within one same grid, going towards the needs of every type of text. The strict use of only two colors — black and red — defined the overall tone envisioned together with the artist.
Collaboration Bruna de Sousa
Client João Tabarra College of the Arts, University of Coimbra