Declaration of Improvisation

The Declaration of Improvisation is a project created in support of my MFA thesis work where I encourage designers to increase improvisational experiments in their design process.

I used the Declaration of Independence as a guide to create the Declaration of Improvisation which is an improvised silkscreen piece. It was presented at our 2015 Boston University MFA thesis show titled Zero + Two = One and signed by the audience on opening night.

Five sheets of printmaking paper were individually silkscreened orange and the papers then adhered together to form one larger piece. The final piece represents this process along with multiple additional layers of experimenting with toner and alcohol and also handwritten designs using screenfiller.

The final written piece is approximately 950 words and was handwritten during a three hour time span using a brush tip marker.

The final Declaration is published on Medium and can be read by following this link.