For this we started off by choosing our own brief from the ISTD package that they provided us with. I chose ‘It happened on this day’, because it was a very open brief and it gave me quite variety of options to go down. The whole point of the brief was to pick a significant day and re-tell it through a visual aspect. I had to gather at least 500 words of content to work from and apply it in different media (books, concentina, posters, double sided leaflet etc).
I chose the 1958 Munich Air Disaster with Manchester United and my content was about the actual day, the aftermath, the players that were injured and the tributes. Not only did I find this day to be a very emotional and tragic event, but it also made me have more respect for the players, for the history of Manchester United and for the actual passion that the fans have… or once had for the game.
To display my event I went down a poster design route to demostrate the 3 stages of the tragedy: The actual day, the aftermath and the tributes. As you will see from my posters, they are all hand drawn/painted with inks and they each have their own characters.>