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One idea that I thought could lead to an interesting piece of work if done well, could be to use the scratch off material seen on scratch cards. It is a way that could enable me to have two messages given as well as forcing some kind of interaction and engagement with the wall piece. As can be seen on the two right images below, it has been used as an interactive advertising piece before, one for the scratch cards themselves, and one for a museum advert. The latter I am more interested in. What this medium could also bring however, is a sense of waste and maybe a link that is two connected to scratch-cards and somewhat defeats the message being created by the scratchy material itself. If I were to use it, it would be to reveal a message that would be made to shock and surprise the creatives, and almost force them to act on that emotional shock. I think that this could be a really interesting way to create a wall piece and to force interaction, but it is not yet quite connected to my idea and what I am trying to do enough to make it successful and effective. I may have to rethink what I am trying to say to create this unity between the medium and the message, but I may also need to see what kind of similar mediums could seem more connected and in touch with my message.


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