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Graphicode - A Visual Cipher


Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection; Gray's School of Art Design Collection
Object Type: Graphic Design
Artist/Maker: Crombie, David
Media/Materials: ink on paper
Dimensions: overall: 59.5 cm x 42 cm
Awards: RGU Graphic Design Purchase Award

Artist's statement:
"A visual cipher, comprising of four posters, was situated across the city of Aberdeen. Each poster contains a section of the code. If correctly deciphered and assembled, the graphicode will be revealed and will allow access to a website."

Crombie created this work and ran a competition where he announced that the first five successful code breakers would be rewarded with a limited edition graphicode T-shirt; designed by himself.
Object Number: ABDRG2010.506.2