Artist Highlights National Stereotypes By Redesigning Countries’ Flags [Pics]

Artist Highlights National Stereotypes By Redesigning Countries’ Flags [Pics]
Design

'Flagster Series' uses generalizing clichés and typography to recreate the familiar patriotic emblems.

Allie Walker
  • 21 september 2012

When you think of Switzerland, what thoughts and images come to mind? The United States? Brazil? In the project Flagster Series, Russian artist Kirill Zaytsev recreates country flags with typography. Zaytsev uses popular national clichés to recreate the flags, placing a stereotypical image associated with the country in the background to complete the visual experiment.

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