An illustrated, satirical self-help book on superstitions from around the world, to teach you "how to redirect positive energy towards irrational worrying and anxiety" with accompanying collateral: greeting cards, 'knockables,' and wallet reminders.
Exhibited in AIGA St. Louis’ Shutterstock’s Pixels of Fury Live Competition: Design for Good, November 29th, 2012.
Promotional poster for the project. Ink on paper, digital color. 11x17".
In Cornwall, a child born from a Caesarian operation has unusual strength, the ability to see spirits, and discover hidden treasure.
On Halloween, in order to foretell who will be one's mate, a girl can catch a snail, leave it under a covered dish all night, and next morning see which initials have been traced out by its slimy trail.
In some languages, it is unlucky to refer to the pig directly. The Chinese call him "the long-nosed general."
Within the Gaddang tribe in the Philippines, it is believed that a snake is swallowing the sun when there is an eclipse. When this occurs, people make a loud noise to frighten the snake and drive it away. If the sun seems to have been swallowed, the people continue making a loud noise until the snake returns the sun to its normal position in the sky. The Filipinos make the loud noise by beating pans with sticks or stones.
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