Protest Posters: Pyramid Atlantic

In an effort to revive the connection between artists and political involvement, I designed a workshop wherein I taught the fundamentals of screenprint while helping them develop their own art/activist piece. The one-day workshop explored the revolutionary side of screenprint: from the WPA government propaganda posters of the ‘30s to the French student posters of May ’68, all the way to today’s sticker artists and conceptual adbusters.

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Participants made a collaborative print, and came away from the class with handouts and knowledge to continue printing on their own.

Protest, Propaganda, and Public Art: Silkscreen as a Truly Social Medium  |  Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Springs, MD