Architecture for the Poor
© 2016–2024

In Matt Mullican’s visual world – influenced by Roland Barthes’s semiology – the artist weaves symbols with a "SUBJECT" anchoring identity together. Per contra, the "SIGN" is central, visually and linguistically, inviting viewers to decode. Aligning with Barthes, Mullican integrates language and symbols in a playful, but structured manner. This poster reacts on the housing market, where signing becomes a semiotic gesture, encoding meanings in legal frameworks, illustrating semiotics’ pervasive role in daily life through a linguistic riddle.

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Release: 2023
Edition: 5, numbered
Size: 100 cm × 70 cm
Paper: Blue Back 135 g/m²

Reject / Sub sign