GRAPHIC LIBERATION: IMAGE MAKING AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS

4632

GRAPHIC LIBERATION: IMAGE MAKING AND POLITICAL MOVEMENTS  (4632)

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Josh MacPhee/Common Notions Press/6″ x 9″/232 pages

 

From the fight against the AIDS crisis to the struggle for Black liberation and international solidarity, Graphic Liberation! digs deep into the history, present, and future of revolutionary political image making.

What is the role of image and aesthetic in revolution? Through a series of interviews with some of the most accomplished designers, Josh MacPhee charts the importance of revolutionary aesthetics from the struggle for abolition by Black Panthers, the agitation during the AIDS crisis from ACT-UP, the fight against apartheid in South Africa and Palestine, as well as everyday organizing against nuclear power, for housing, and international solidarity in Germany, Japan, China, and beyond.

In twelve interviews, political designer and street artist Josh MacPhee talks to decorated graphic designers such as Avram Finkelstein, Emory Douglas, and more, focussing on each of their contributions to the field of political graphics, their relationships to social movements and political organizing, the history of political image making, and issues arising from reproduction and copyright.

エイズ危機との闘いから、黒人解放・国際連帯の闘いまで、革命的で政治的なグラフィック制作の歴史、現在、そして未来を深く掘り下げる。

革命におけるイメージと美学の役割とは? 本書『グラフィック・リベレーション』は、世界各地で活躍する政治的グラフィック・メーカーたちとの一連のインタビューを通して、ブラック・パンサーによる廃絶主義の闘い、ACT-UPによるエイズ危機の頃のアジテーション、南アフリカとパレスチナにおけるアパルトヘイトとの闘い、さらにはアフリカ、アジア、ラテンアメリカ、ヨーロッパ、そして日本における原発反対や、住まい、国際連帯を求める日常の中での組織化から、社会運動における美学の重要性を描き出す。

政治的文化実践者であり研究者でもあるジョシュ・マクフィーが、アヴラム・フィンケルシュタイン、アリソン・アルダー、エモリー・ダグラス、ディグニダッド・リベルデ(メラニー・セルバンテス、ジーザス・バラザ)、ジャマ・アルヤド(ダニエル・ドレナン・エルアワル)、トミー・アライ、サンディ・カルテンボーン、ジュディ・シードマン、A3BC、ティングス・チャックと行った10回の対談を通して、 グラフィックとデザイン分野へのかれらの貢献、社会運動や政治組織との関係、政治的グラフィック制作の歴史、複製や再利用から生じる問題などに焦点を当て検証する。

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Josh MacPhee has created a composite work life that merges elements of designer, artist, author, historian, and archivist. He is a founding member of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative (Justseeds.org), the author of An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels, and coeditor of Signal: A Journal of International Political Graphics and Culture. He cofounded and helps run Interference Archive, a public collection of cultural materials produced by social movements (InterferenceArchive.org). He regularly works with community and social justice organizations building agit-prop and consulting on cultural strategy. work.

INTERVIEWEES

Avram Finkelstein is a US designer from Silence=Death Project, Gran Fury, ACT UP.

Alison Alder is an Australia-based printmaker, member of Redback Grafix, and founder of Megalo print studio.

Emory Douglas is former revolutionary artist and designer for the Black Panther Party.

Melanie Cervantes is a Chicanx printmaker in the Bay Area, member of Dignidad Rebelde with Jesus Barraza, and a member of Justseeds Artists Cooperative.

Jesus Barraza is a Chicanx printmaker in the Bay Area, member of Dignidad Rebelde with Melanie Cervantes, and a member of Justseeds Artists Cooperative.

Daniel Drennan ElAwar is founder of Jamaa Al-Yad graphics collective in Beirut, Lebanon.

Tomie Arai is an early member of Basement Workshop, the first political cultural space in NYC Chinatown in the 1970s, and a member of Godzilla, Asian-American arts collective.

Sandy Kaltenborn is cofounder of Kotti & Co. housing initiative in Berlin and image-shift studio.

Judy Seidman is a longtime South African arts organizer, activist, and member of Medu Arts Ensemble.

A3BC Collective is an antinuclear-antimilitarist block making collective in Tokyo, Japan.

Tings Chak is based in China and is the art director of the new Tricontinental.

 

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