The Other Green Movement

 
 

 
The School of Visual Arts Gallery presents “Where’s My Vote? Posters for the Green Movement in Iran
exhibition, from August 30 through September 25. This exhibition
features over 125 political posters by graphic artists world wide,
created in support of the protests in Iran that followed the 2009
presidential election. The exhibition is the first public viewing of
these posters in printed form and was organized by designers Anita Kunz
and Woody Pirtle, along with Francis Di Tommaso, director of the Visual
Arts Gallery, and me, in collaboration with Andreas Rauch and SocialDesignZine.

A reception will be held on Thursday, September 16 from 6-8 p.m. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26 Street, 15th floor, 212.592.2145.

View the posters close up here.
 
 
 

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About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes a weekly column for The Atlantic online and is the "Visuals" Columnist for the New York Times Book Review. He is also the author of over 160 books on design and visual culture. And he is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.

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  1. Some lovely work here and all suitable for hanging (no pun intended), but for a real look at the Iranian Green Movement I recommend Jon Lee Anderson’s “After the Crackdown: Talking to Mahmoud Abmadinejad—and the Opposition—about Iran Today” in the Aug. 16 & 23, 2010 issue of THE NEW YORKER.

    Unlike most of this work, it’s not very pretty, but it’s very persuasive.

  2. Some lovely work here and all suitable for hanging (no pun intended), but for a real look at the Iranian Green Movement I recommend Jon Lee Anderson’s “After the Crackdown: Talking to Mahmoud Abmadinejad—and the Opposition—about Iran Today” in the Aug. 16 & 23, 2010 issue of THE NEW YORKER.

    Unlike most of this work, it’s not very pretty, but it’s very persuasive.

  3. Some lovely work here and all suitable for hanging (no pun intended), but for a real look at the Iranian Green Movement I recommend Jon Lee Anderson’s “After the Crackdown: Talking to Mahmoud Abmadinejad—and the Opposition—about Iran Today” in the Aug. 16 & 23, 2010 issue of THE NEW YORKER.

    Unlike most of this work, it’s not very pretty, but it’s very persuasive.