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Christopher Fiorini

St Patrick's College, Strathfield

Artwork title
...a thousand words
HSC year
Expressive form
Artist’s statement

‘Be who you are and say what you feel.’ – Dr Seuss.

Through my body of work I want to place emphasis on the importance of what an individual says and how it can impact not only on others but also themselves through my art style of typography.

In society we are told to ‘not judge a book by its cover’, thus people have to judge based on individuals’ actions and, more importantly, what they say. To portray to the audience a theme of ‘you are what you say’, I have chosen three influential individuals from different sectors of society who are listed on The TIME 100 – Barack Obama, Sir Elton John and Mark Zuckerberg.

Influencing artist: Jenny Holzer

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ARTEXPRESS 2012 - Christopher Fiorini (2:09)