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A new research project is titled
"Pictogram-me: Visualisation of a complex life"
Pictograms consist of simple visual information. The pictogram was originally designed as non-verbal
language, and visual representation of facts and statistics made the information universally accessible
- even to illiterate societies or reading impaired persons.
A fundamental question in this research is whether pictograms can offer new knowledge about human
life and conditions.
The project "Pictogram-me" aims to experiment and investigate whether the simple, fixed
and universally accepted visual messages of pictograms can be applied
to expressing complex messages and philosophical observations. The
target is to develop sharp, humorous or concept-changing pictograms that question our social and
â€¢ How can pictograms express abstractions, variations in intensity, and nuances to
definitions or philosophical concepts?
â€¢ How may simple visual symbols promote empathy?
â€¢ How can the picto-grammatical language be enhanced with words and terms?
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