The Tolerance Poster Exhibit curated by Mirko Ilic has been seen a whopping 29 times in 18 countries, with three more on the way. See some of the posters here.
The second edition of Citizen Designer: Perspectives on Design Responsibility, edited by Veronique Vienne and Steven Heller, seems more appropriate than ever.
Hope to Nope the book includes more than 145 examples of graphic design & politics, all selected to demonstrate the role of graphic design in influencing opinion, provoking debate and energizing activism during one of the most politically charged decades in recent history.
One thousand billboards across the country have been created to tackle gun violence. A call-to-action from the magazine Advertising Age to its advertising/creative community resulted in an outpouring of ideas to magnify the students' messages and support the recent March for Our Lives.
The ongoing Tolerance Posters/Billboards exhibition curated by Mirko Ilic is traveling throughout Europe, South Africa and other locales. This past week it appeared all across Ljubljana, Slovenia. Unlike previous shows, the posters/billboards have been placed in different locations around the city.
As plastic pollution continues to advance, scientists predict that by 2030, more plastic than fish will float in the oceans. Here, Heller talks with Helmut Lange about a poster project intended to raise awareness and encourage sustainable thinking and behavior.
Heller talks to Bonnie Siegler, author of Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America (Artisan Books), about her efforts to keep the flames of visual and verbal resistance alive.
When Laura Crawford was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, she had different reactions, responses and outcomes, including becoming more visual than in her pre-PD days. Here, she visually describes her journey and talks with Heller about her yet-to-be-published book, C Is For Caregiver.
What will happen if the stable environment that has supported the aspirations of preceding generations over the last 10,000 plus years were to change and you had to spend a great deal of your time dealing with serious weather or other damaging disruptions? How would it affect your plans and your life?
"All good art is political" is the theme of Galerie St. Etienne's exhibition of the same name featuring Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) and Sue Coe (b. 1951).