Instructions for Humanity

Photography / Visual Essay

Instructions for Humanity combines photography with instructions taken from commercial user manuals to produce an 'anti-manual manual' by means of decontextualization and juxtaposition.
By bending the rules of logic and common sense I explore the many communication issues that inevitably arise in a world where cultures, languages, behaviors and communication styles often clash.

This visual essay was published in volume 11 of "THERE Journal of Design", by the University of Minnesota.

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