JonnaMarie Grigelevich

Deconstructed Utopia: Gif for Isabella

Class of: 2022

Major: Communication Design BFA

Medium: digital gif/layout

Faculty: Daina Mattis

Prompt: Interview a classmate about what their "perfect utopian world" looks like. Taking inspiration from their description, create a short gif to represent the utopia. Then format the gif into an informative layout explaining your process.

I created a gif based on my classmate, Isabella’s, description of her ideal world. In this world, city life and nature coexists without harming one another. She described lots of brick buildings and tall trees. I made my gif show a building being built around a tree rather than the tree being knocked over in order to make room for the building. I then