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Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age 2001–2012
Ritter Art Gallery: September 5 – October 25, 2014
Opening: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6:30pm

 

 

FREE Two Exhibitions & A Series of Public Programs

 

Thursday, October 30
12pm in VA-105
Artist Talk with Tim B. Wride

 

Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age 2001–2012 will be the third in a series of recent poster
exhibitions that have provided an overview on international contemporary socio-political poster design, beginning in 2005
with Graphic Imperative: International Posters of Peace, Social Justice and The Environment 1965–2005 and in 2010
with Graphic Intervention: International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010.

 

Graphic Advocacy

Images: (left column top to bottom) Justin Kamerer, Weapons of Mass Creation: Music, Screenprint  24 x 14.9 inches USA;  Egor Zhgun, Untitled (Catcher in the Rye), 2011 Digital, 18x28 inches, Russia; (right column) Methane Studios, Flirty Bird of Haiti, 2010 Digital, 18x24 inches Courtesy of the artist and Mark McDevitt and Robert Lee Methane Studios Inc, USA;  Ivan Gazdov, Play of Silhouettes Series, 1995 Digital, 39.4x27.6 inches, Bulgaria; Marion Deuchars, Where is my hope, Iran? 2009 Digital, 28x37.3 inches, UK; Lex Drewinski, Fragile, 1993 Digital, 27.6x39.4 inches, Germany

 



 

Archive Public Programs

In Conversation with AIRIE
Thursday, October 23
12pm in VA-105

Everything everGLADES
Thursday, October 16
7pm at the University Theatre
An in-depth discussion on the ecology, sustainability, social justice and the arts in the Everglades. This public program 
is in-conjunction with Common Ground: Artists in the Everglades presented in the Schmidt Center Gallery from
September 20 – November 5, 2014

Artist Talk with Gustavo Matamoros
Thursday, October 2
12pm in VA-105

 

Doris Sommer, Ph.D., Harvard University presents
Art Works: Cultural Agents Tackle Urgent Social Challenges
Monday, October 6
7pm at the University Theatre
Advocacy & Activism:
Catalysts for Social Change

The Doris Sommer public lecture is sponsored by the generous support of Walter and Lalita Janke and the
Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative.

MODERATOR
Michael J. Horswell, Ph.D., FAU Associate
Professor and Interim Associate Dean
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

PANELISTS
Fred Fejes, Ph.D., FAU Professor
School of Communications and Multimedia Studies
Jane Caputi, Ph.D., FAU Professor
Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
and Communications and Multimedia Studies
Kate MacMillin, FIU Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism and Broadcasting
Jay Critchley
Multi-media artist and activist


This program is in conjunction with Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age 2001– 2012 presented at the
Ritter Art Gallery from September 5 through October 25, 2014.

 

Reading by Andrew Furman
Friday, October 10

6:30pm at the Schmidt Center Gallery
Andrew Furman is the author of Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida, the memoir,
My Los Angeles in Black and (Almost) White (Syracuse UP 2010), the novel, Alligators May Be
Present (Terrace Books/University of Wisconsin Press 2005), and two works of literary criticism,
Israel Through the Jewish-American Imagination (SUNY Press 1997) and Contemporary Jewish-American
Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma (Syracuse UP 2000). His essays, reviews, and fiction have appeared
in such publications as Poets & Writers, Oxford American, Ecotone, Agni Online, JewishFiction.Net,
The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Forward, Image, Tikkun, and the Miami Herald.

 

 

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