stereotype: a typographical ballet
ebon heath has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from rhode island school of design and is a visiting professor of graphic design at lehman college (cuny) in the bronx, new york. since eight years he is working on the project stereotype: a typographical ballet. for his mobiles of letters, he cuts out thousands of paper letters for several weeks and assembles them on fishing lines. by doing this he wants to make language alive.
“i present letters as a living, corporal being.” (quote form the zeit magazin)
“grown in opposition to urban ‘noise’ created through advertising mediums in the modern day landscape, stereotype explodes the written word.” (quote from m a blog)