Krista Sigríður Hall is a BA graduate in visual communication from the Iceland Academy of the Arts. Her final project is Dekstruma Kerno,  a utopian world of symbolic islands made from semiology, alchemy, magical herbs and amulets. Each island functions as a reminder of different positive values in our daily lives.

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For the graduation exhibition at Reykjavik Art Museum, each island was digitally printed on bamboo silk satin.
Out of each island was born a 3d printed protective amulet. With each flag came a small information booklet with the island’s meaning and explanation of the symbols to be found inside each island.

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The symbols that Hall uses includes the philosopher’s stone, the most sought-after goal in alchemy that turns negative into positive; a black cat’s bone, a magic amulet that holds a variety of positive effects and lucky charms such as rabbit’s foot.

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This is our second edition of our yearly round-up of final projects by brand new designers graduating from the Iceland Academy of the Arts.

 

Images courtesy of the designer