Topoohobia

Béibhínn McCarthy
Visual Communication

College
National College of Art & Design

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Béibhínn McCarthy

Topoohobia

Topophibia “the fear of place.” This project is an investigation into the relationships individuals have with the built environment, but in a negative sense. To discover what a walk through Dublin might be like for different people, I gathered sentiments from Dublin residents about where they experience anxiety in the city, and why. These responses I found could be divided into four categories; The People, The Roads, The Monotony, and The Crime. This series of illustrations uses a surrealist style to illustrate these themes and give an empathetic “sense” of the sentiments, and also to contort the city itself into exhibiting the theme.