Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable Posters (Paperback)
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"Posters for Change is the kind of project that the world needs right now." – Shepard Fairey
Make your voice heard with this collection of 50 tear-out posters created by designers from around the globe! This collection of posters is made for—and by—people who want to make their voices heard in a time of unprecedented political activism and resistance.
Stand up for:
• Animal Rights
• Child Labor
• Civil Rights
• Climate Change and the Environment
• Gun Control
• Health Care Access
• LGBTQ and Gender Rights
• Mass Incarceration
• Public Arts
• Voting Rights
• Women's Rights
Proceeds will be donated to the following nonprofit organizations: Advocates for Human Rights, Border Angels, Honor the Earth, and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.
A foreword by Avram Finkelstein, a designer for the AIDS art activist collective Gran Fury, looks at the crucial role of graphic activism in the current political climate.
"These are images you have not seen before but might soon. "Some," the editors note, are "refined, even elegant, others crude, formal, playful, or mock-authoritarian." The anthology includes a fantastic range of styles - from all text to all image to a striking blend of both."
- Washington Post
"50 powerful political posters grounded in the American experience that combine typography and imagery to oppose fracking, advocate for gender equity, espouse the importance of immigration, and generally resist the established power structures in the country. The best part of the collection? They're all tear-out posters, a handy ready-made set for people to use at whichever protest they plan to attend next, whether it's focused on climate change legislation or gun violence."
- Fast Co.Design
"JUSTICE PORTRAYED - What do we want? Posters for Change. When do we want them? Now! The oversize book includes 50 socially conscious prints designed by artists around the world. Each one is tear-outable and ready to be framed - or hoisted overhead."
- O, The Oprah Magazine
"Where does inspiration come from? It's the first question we typically ask of other artists, and ourselves. Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest, published by Princeton Architectural Press provides a boundless source of ideas and motivation. Reminiscent of medieval insignias, national flags, demonstration banners and encoded quilts, and echoed in the threads of the #YouAreSoVeryLovely project, the quilts from the Social Justice Sewing Academy and the Protest Banner Lending Library, these posters present an alluring combination of formal qualities and concepts that run deep throughout our global society."
- Surface Design Journal