As the title represents, this poster is about the "Age of Enlightenment". This was a European intellectual movement of the 17th – 18th century in which ideas concerning God, reason, nature, and man were blended into a world view that inspired revolutionary developments in art, philosophy, and politics. Enlightenment Era aimed to combat superstition and prejudice and placed human betterment above the supernatural. During this time, the book of Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen was written and published to 'enlighten' or in other words 'awaken' the general public of the issue of how religions and churches have been suppressing the movement of the arts and science.The walking up the stairs towards the light resembles this movement.
This poster is created with more than 30,000 words of the text from this book.