GODZILLA vs MOTHRA
16” x 20”
A poster remake of the 1992 classic science fiction movie “Godzilla and Mothra: A Battle for Earth".
6.5” x 10”
GPS unveils precise paths that guide the wary. Such clarity proves to be a valuable asset to travelers. Like Prince Ivan’s Enchanted Yarn from Slovenian fables, the ball of yarn unravels toward the hero’s destination. Guiding him through the dark forest, an otherworldly gateway.
6” x 12”
Headphones act as a spiritual gateway, transferring us to the realm of imagination. Through the bliss of music, we achieve escapism that influences our emotional state and spirit. The Chinese Knot symbolizes such a powerful connection. This ancient craft embodies devotion.
5.5” x 8”
Coffee is a potion that has stimulating effects, heightening our senses and boosting our abilities. This enhancer relates to the Holy Grail, a legendary cup from Arthurian literature. It is said that those who drink from the cup are granted youth.
10” x 8”
Glasses are an important asset used to enhance our vision. Like the Yata no Kagami, a mirror belonging to a set of three Japanese artifacts. Both objects are devoted to revealing the truth, through clarity of vision and the honesty of the reflection.
9” x 9”
In Old European beliefs the Hand of Glory has the ability to open any door. This severed hand once belonged to a hangman, executed for his murderous crimes. Keys share a complimentary relationship with the hand.
7” x 8”
Deep within the jungles of Columbia, an artifact known as the 'The Black Pyramid' was uncovered. It is believed that this tablet has ties to secret societies, such as the Illuminati and aliens. These powerful overseers manipulate humanity through the censorship and control of digital information.
7.5” x 10.5”
In 1740, Ireland suffered a great famine. The curse began within the roots of the Hungry Grass.
A peculiar juxtaposition between Hungry Grass and marijuana is evident. Both herbs cause insatiable hunger in humans.
7” x 9”
Refrigerators store and preserve food, allowing us to efficiently ration our dietary intake. These enchanted chests relate to Skatert-Samobranks, tablecloths from Russian lore with the ability to summons edibles at the demand of the user.
10” x 10”
Ancient Arabic texts describe the presence of an other worldly race known as 'Jinn'. Some of these beings are believed to be imprisoned within objects, allowing those who hold them to seize their powers. 'Jinn' still live among us today, confined within the barrels of guns.
46” x 28” & 34" x 22"
Mailian is the OCAD University Mail Room mascot. This extraterrestrial character informs the staff and students of the responsibilities carried out by Distribution Services.
Project collaboration with
4” x 4”
A villainous sentient species from the 1997 PlayStation title "Oddworld: Ade's Oddysee".
4” x 4”
The groovy hero from the 1994 classic video game
"Earthworm Jim" on the Sega Genesis.
3.94” x 3.94”
Statuettes created with 3D printing technology.
Project collaboration with
5” x 5”
Package design used to enclose individual 3D printed models.
"Mimics punish greed, taking on the form of chests and gorging on any who seek their hoard. Avarice is their nature."
~ Dark Souls Wiki
The HAND EYE SOCIETY BALL
11” x 17”
A fancy video game party. ~
Roman worked as a butcher for five years before earning a Bachelor of Design at OCAD University. As a Butcher Roman mastered the art of presentation; carving & cutting meat to create elegant store displays. He now dedicates himself to the arts full time, as a Toronto based Illustrator. Roman's extensive knowledge in the craft of butchering has disciplined his conceptual approach and illustrative sensibilities.
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