A Vision of the Human Future and Home

by Pallavi Bharwani

“A Vision of the Human Future and Home” is a short animated typographic video featuring Carl Sagan and his well-known speech, A Pale Blue Dot. The project is entirely composed of simple shapes and geometries, as well as a font of Pallavi’s own making. The intention of this project is to demonstrate how space and a simple colour palette – composed of white, black, and cerulean (specifically the hex #1FA3D2) – can be used to create a simple composition that gives you the sense that we’re part of something far bigger than ourselves, and shows how brilliant that pale blue dot, our home, truly is.

Content warnings: This video may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.

Access: Captions provided through Pallavi’s typography as well as an audio playing throughout the video.


Created by: 
Pallavi Bharwani
Speech: A Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan

Pallavi would like to offer her humble thanks to Steph Markerink (Mudfest Creative Producer for Visual Arts) for helping her out throughout the process, and to Mudfest Directors Merryn and Vaishnavi for convincing her to join Mudfest!


We acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nations as the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live, work, and learn. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present, and emerging. Sovereignty was never ceded. This always was and always will be, Aboriginal land.