Cabbage Thoughts: Poster

Cabbage Thoughts, poster

Poster for Cabbage Thoughts, a Park Na-hoon dance performance, Arko Arts Theater, 2009. Offset printing, 594 x 840 mm. Printed by Top Process.

Exhibited in: Typojanchi 2017, Culture Station Seoul 284; How Posters Work, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, 8 May 2015–24 January 2016; and Koea Now! Craft, Design, Fashion and Graphic Design in Korea, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, 19 September 2015–3 January 2016. Included in the collections of: Cooper Hewitt; Musée des Arts décoratifs; and Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

The “wrinkling” effect used in the typography reminds of the cabbage referred to in the performance’s title, but the technique itself had originally been developed for a rejected sketch for a different project.

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