women in the shadows

Posted by sol in designer



The reason things have been quiet around here is this. My semester project, which I officially wrapped up on Saturday.
An urban installation against domestic violence.


We took photos of women’s shadows around the city (which was a big challenge because we had the cloudiest spring in like a century), then we made stencils out of the shapes, and after an extensive research we came up with copy that really got our message across: violence against women is never women’s fault, let’s stop asking why a woman stays, let’s start asking what does a woman need in order to be able to leave. And, most of all, it’s not a gender issue. It’s a people issue.


It was challenging but it was an amazing experience. Bilingual design, the street as a canvas, the sensitive topic.
And yeah, I was happy to have those 12 year old trainers lying around. I finally got to chuck them!

One Response to “women in the shadows”

  1. Added by Caty on July 10th, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    Sooool! Quedó increíble!!! ´qué padree! ya andan en Londres??? cuenta cuentaaa! los quiero!

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