From SVA to Seattle: Rediscovering ‘The Design of Dissent’
February 6, 2017
From The Seattle Times: “Millions are expressing concerns and fears about the state of affairs under President Trump. As they have for decades, protesters deploy visual and rhetorical strategies, wearing T-shirts and buttons, brandishing posters, distributing fliers and postcards.
A brand-new exhibition in a brand-new, graphic-design gallery offers a concise, powerful sampling of 50 years of this kind of protest and critique. ‘The Design of Dissent’ at Non-Breaking Space shows how creative practitioners have confronted issues like racism, women’s rights, environmental protection, threats from Russia and, yes, immigration bans…
‘The Design of Dissent’ was originally organized in 2005 by designer Milton Glaser and esteemed art director Mirko Ilic. The current show has been re-curated and updated, with the support of Glaser and Ilic, by the folks at Civilization, a highly respected design studio…” (For the full story and more images, click here)
Related post: “The Design of Dissent” at the SVA Gramercy Gallery