Alien Magazine explores, twists and pushes the boundaries of the understanding of what an alien is. In a series of visual/written essays, interviews or investigative reports, it invites citizens, no matter their shape, size, color, profession, political party, creed, belief, nation, planet to rethink social norms and labels.
The word alien has acquired multiple meanings, from generally describing, in legal terminology, people who are in a place outside of their native nations, synonym to the concepts of foreigner or immigrant, to the sometimes cute, sometimes monstrous creatures portrayed in science fiction.
These contrasts and double meanings are explored with the use of two extremely different typefaces. Avara is a somewhat classic serif with hard edges, representing the rough edges of alienated people which don’t seem to fit in; Graphik, a modern classic sans-serif, complements Avara with some softness.