THE GRAPHIC IMPERATIVE TOURS THE UNITED STATES
The Graphic Imperative
is a select retrospective of 40 years of international sociopolitical
posters. Themes include dissent, liberation, racism, sexism, human
rights, civil rights, environmental and health concerns, AIDS, war,
literacy and tolerance, collectively providing a window to an age of
Focusing on the issues of our turbulent times, these 111 posters endeavor to show the social, political and aesthetic concerns of many cultures in a single exhibition through delineating themes and contrasting political realities.
The 80-page color exhibition catalogue is available on-site and through mail order: www.thegraphicimperative.org
Graphic Imperative Gallery Tours:
Tuesday, 11 April, 4:00-5:00 p.m. and 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Tours will be led by co-curator Frank Baseman.
Attendance is limited to 25 people per session.
Make a reservation in advance.
Call Carla Bednar at 215-951-2862 or e-mail .
Graphic Imperative Panel Discussion:
Wednesday, 19 April, Reception 6:00 p.m.; Panel Discussion 7:00 p.m.
Tuttleman Auditorium, Philadelphia University campus
Sponsored by AIGA Philadelphia and Neenah Paper Inc
Alice Drueding, Professor, Tyler School of Art, Partner Scorsone Drueding (www.sdposters.com)
Joe Scorsone, Professor, Tyler School of Art, Partner Scorsone Drueding (www.sdposters.com)
Lanny Sommese, Professor, Penn State University. All three panelists have posters in the exhibit.
Frank Baseman, Associate Professor, Philadelphia University, moderator
Events are free and open to the public.
Other confirmed exhibition venues are:
15 June > 18 August 2006
AIGA National Design Center, New York, NY
Sponsored by Neenah Paper Inc
5 September > 27 October 2006
Des Lee Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis
14 November > 26 January 2007
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
For further information please contact: