In the wake of the recent presidential elections in the United States, the importance and impact of words have become more marked than ever. What you say, how you say it, when you say it can have both short and long-term implications. Words can heal but they can just as easily destroy. Finding the ideal balance is an ongoing challenge for citizens in all societies.
Words are not static — they live even after a human being has left this earthly plane. The imagery used suggests this using a stone statue as the "speaker". Words oftentimes outlive the one who uttered them. They have to potential to live on in perpetuity.
The poster was designed to spark dialogue on the impact of words. It achieved this objective in a variety of on and offline fora.