A masking fest, where humans frighten each other was almost unimaginable.
Every Year on the 31rst of October, busses, filled with masked American GI´s arrived and transformed the whole area in a scar-zone, in which people hunted for each other with plastic monster-masks.
I confronted the organizer with my decision and idea for a new start. He accepted.
On the one side, the idea has it´s seeds in the old woodcut-technique from the middle age and on the other side in the organizer´s wish of easily recognizable and understandable posters. It is important to mention that the posters are mostly set on the highway – meaning that a distant effect is essential. This kind of effect has not been there at that time.
By aiming to create optical illusions, the human´s brain can only focus on one image, one perspective, not able to switch around easily.
This makes the whole developing process extremely difficult and demanding, but, as one can see now, it is our driving interest for it.