Find and select an authoritarian text. 2–5 pages is ideal. This could be a snippet of a longer text or multiple short texts of the same format.
- a list of terms and conditions
- an End User License Agreement
- a national constitution
- an official press release
- an article of legislation
- a religious text
- an insurance contract
- a parking fine
- an eviction notice
- a warranty info card
How might your design …
- critique the text’s position?
- introduce counter narratives?
- reclaim ownership of the text?
- make the text illegible?
- shift the text’s audience?
- introduce an element of comedy, absurdity or farce?