posters

AIDS is Not Over

AIDS Poster

Poster design by Chaz Maviyane-Davies for World AIDS Day.

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Occuprint. Permanent Crisis The 4th printed issue of The Occupied Wall Street Journal was a special edition composed entirely of posters. 20,000 copies were printed and distributed throughout the movement. Since then, the project website has attracted a growing number of poster submissions from around the world, each available as a printable PDF.

The site will soon post DIY suggestions, how-to videos, and other resources for anyone who wants to open a free occupation PrintLab.
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Posters Against Violence in Teen Relationships

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This summer Artists Nicole Schulman and Tanya Albrigtsen-Frable worked with 15 young women, ages 14-18 in the in the Groundswell Community Mural Project Voices Her’d program to design a series of 8 posters for the organization Day One to educate young people about intimate partner violence in teen relationships, and how to get help if you are in an abusive relationship. You can see the posters online here and they will be available in print from Day One.

Nicole notes: “I am particularly proud of this project, the young women really took the lead, bottom lining all the designs, and completing them using traditional drawing, as well as Photoshop and Illustrator (which most had to learn).”

A blog set up by the teens shows the final designs, as well as their feedback, reflections and photos of the process.

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What Do We Want?

Kind of a nerdy in-joke, I know, but I still think it works. Click through for a downloadable PDF.


More Occupy Wall Street posters here.

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Occupy Wall Street Posters

Nudged by Noah and Josh and inspired by everyone down at the park, I turned out a few poster ideas for press. Click through to download higher resolution versions. Reproduce and revolt!


Stop the War on the Poor

Housing, Food, Health, Work, Now!

Take Back Wall Street

We are the 99%

Tax the Rich



Update 12/2/11: More Occupy posters of mine here, here and here.

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 Keep Calm and Carry On 

Get Angry and Revolt

New Year’s card from Réne Wolf, January 2011 (via)

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100 Years of Sex

To commemorate 100 years of public health STD programs, the City Clinic of San Francisco has posted 100 posters on STD prevention. The images lack attribution and date, but the spectrum visual strategies and messages is fantastic.

I thought this one was particularly effective, both earnest and ironic, packing humor and fear in an urgent and familiar retro package:

I take my condom

To really catch all the zingers, click through for an, um, larger version.


Update 7/11/11. Mike wrote in to ID the poster above: it was designed by Art Chantry in 1993. There’s a bit more info on it here.

It’s also one of the 150 images in this exhibition of 25 years of international AIDS awareness posters. Some highlights are up at Design Observer.

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Gay Marriage in NY

Quick sketch tonight:


Gay Marriage, New York

NYT:

“On Friday night, as the Senate voted, a crowd jammed into the Stonewall Inn, where televisions were tuned to the Senate hours before the vote began. Danny Garvin, 62, said he had been at the bar the night of the riot, and came back to watch the Senate debate Friday. On the streets where police beat gay men in 1969, on Friday crowds cheered, as police quietly stood watch.”

From riots to public policy in just 40 years.

And barely two hours after the Senate vote, nyc.gov has posted an FAQ!

“With the passage of the Marriage Equality Act, people from all over the country and all round world are asking the question: can I come to New York City and get married? The answer is yes! Whether you're a lifelong local or someone who has dreamed of coming here your entire life, New York City is the ultimate spot for you to tie the knot.”

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No More Blood / No Más Sangre

The National Citizens’ Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity has traveled through Mexico and into Texas calling for the end to the so-called “war on drugs,” saying it’s only leading to more violence and to more drugs.

It’s a sober and visual affair with rallies, vigils, banners and posters — and this graphic in particular caught my eye. Designed by Alejandro Magallanes, it’s distinctive and modernist spare, camera friendly and vaguely echoes a civic pattern, but in its combination of text and symbol, also works in both English and Spanish.

No Más Sangre

Mexican poet Javier Sicilia led the caravan following the brutal murder of his 24-year-old son by drug traffickers earlier this year. The caravan’s demands include an end to the Merida Initiative, in which the United States provides training and support for the Mexican army in its “war on drugs.” Related protests have occurred in over 40 Mexican cities, including an estimated 50,000-strong demonstration in Cuernavaca and 20,000 in Mexico City.

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Posters for the #spanishrevolution

Friends at un mundo feliz sent this call for type-driven posters to support the Spanish revolution and other social movements in Europe now. Posters are available for download at voces con futura and here's a gallery view of the posters thus far. Here are a few that caught my eye.

Hammers Not Nails

Sol en Todas las Plazas

Plaza Fight

The latter two refer to Puerta del Sol in the heart of Madrid where major demonstrations took place in May.

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