The artist Susana Marques, together with a group of 5 years old children engaged in a joint creative process of producing a system of iconographic images, able to communicate ways of thinking and feeling their own individuality and their relationships with others. This is a process rooted in the artist experience and methodology.
Two academic years, weekly one hour sessions, the artist the children and the teacher.
The work process included the artist speaking about and showing her work, inviting children to produce images of ideas or feelings and discussions about the work produced.
After, the artist and the children selected together some images that where digitalised and simplified in order to compose an Icons’ family.
In 2014 graphic designer Miguel Rocha joint the team in the essentialization process negotiating with the artist and the children the transformations of the children’s products.