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We're print makers, so we love all kinds of printmaking. Here our bulletin board of cool print projects we're involved in or are following.
Agitadores de Conciencia

Agitadores de Conciencia

June 30, 2016

I’m excited to have a number of posters in a new exhibition entitled Agitadores de Conciencia/Agitators of Conscience. Organized by Ofelio Serpa, the show is currently on display at the…

Beyond Prisons Posters

Beyond Prisons Posters

June 29, 2016

At the end of March I was contacted by Aaron Huey of the Amplifier Foundation about participating in a project he was putting together—an experiment in mass production and distribution…

Inkworks R.I.P.

Inkworks R.I.P.

March 26, 2016

Inkworks, one of the longest running movement print shops in the US, recently closed. Steven Heller wrote nice obit., and short interview with original collective member Lincoln Cushing, on Print…

New Project from Jamaa Al-Yad

New Project from Jamaa Al-Yad

February 17, 2016

Our friend Jamaa Al-Yad in Beirut just launched a new project: “Boycott, Divest, Sanction: On Campus”   Originally designed for a campaign at the American University of Beirut, they’ve uploaded…

Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week: Palm Oil

Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week: Palm Oil

March 4, 2015

After a long hiatus, I am reviving my Rad Teen Print of the Week series as Rad Post-Teen Print of the Week, to share the amazing work from university students and other post-teens that I’ve been working with here in Toronto. I first forayed into this zone a few years ago with Lauren Jurysta’s Free Pussy Riot silkscreen.

Posters for Gaza

Posters for Gaza

September 19, 2014

A number of venues have been collecting the posters and graphics produced in solidarity with Gaza over the past couple months, and I thought it would be cool to share…

The Screenprint Biennial 2014

The Screenprint Biennial 2014

September 16, 2014

I just got some photos from this past weekend’s opening of the first annual Screenprint Biennial, in Troy, NY. My ______ Manifesto diptych was included, which I’m really excited about….

August 6, 1945

August 6, 1945

August 6, 2014

“August 6th 1945 was the day that the US air force dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan, striking Hiroshima and killing up to 160,000 of the city’s inhabitants, most…

Public Energy Art Kit

Public Energy Art Kit

May 5, 2014

Justseeds artists Santiago Armengod, Nicolas Lampert and Roger Peet each made a graphic for the recently released Public Energy Art Kit, which is a collection of posters addressing aspects of…

Justseeds: Old School 11

Justseeds: Old School 11

December 26, 2013

This old school image is from Kevin Caplicki: “I drew this illustration in 2006 for an anarchist football team that was traveling to the Mondiali Antirazzisti, an Anti-Fascist festival in…

Justseeds: Old School 5

Justseeds: Old School 5

August 8, 2013

From Nicolas Lampert: This factory image was made in 1993 in Ann Arbor, Michigan a year after I graduated college. The image was influenced by Zug Island in Detroit and…

In Palestine pt.17

In Palestine pt.17

July 15, 2013

The walls of Palestine are alive with messaging and communication, including layers of posters for cultural events, political martyrs, commercial advertisements, and election campaigns. While the martyr posters are mostly…

Victory Over Torture

Victory Over Torture

June 13, 2013

Justseeds friend and frequent collaborator Paul Kjelland recently created a print about the grassroots movement that closed the Tamms prison. Kjelland writes: “This past week I collaborated with members of…

Printing a Josh MacPhee at SGCI

Printing a Josh MacPhee at SGCI

March 29, 2013

The printing of Josh MacPhee’s 2-color screenprint during Uprising: Images of Labor, a Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative exhibition at the SGC International in Milwaukee, WI

Graphics Fight Torture

Graphics Fight Torture

October 22, 2012

I’m in Chicago doing some events. If you can, come out tonight! Graphics Fight Torture, A screen-printing workshop with Josh MacPhee Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St., 7th floor  …

REVIEW: <em>Propaganda Prints</em>

REVIEW: Propaganda Prints

July 17, 2012

Propaganda Prints by Colin Moore (London: AC Blackwell, 2010)   Propaganda Prints is an ambitious project, attempting to present the full scope of “art in the service of social and…

Ecole de la Montagne Rouge

Ecole de la Montagne Rouge

May 20, 2012

Ecole de la Montagne Rouge (School for Red Mountain) is a group of graphic design students producing work for the student strikes currently happening in Montreal. Their designs and methods…

CPH in NZ pt2

CPH in NZ pt2

May 19, 2012

Jared Davidson, of Garage Collective and organizer of the recent exhibition of Celebrate People’s History posters in New Zealand, sent me these great photos of the posters on display in…

Occuprint Broadsheets Have Arrived!

Occuprint Broadsheets Have Arrived!

April 12, 2012

We just received the biggest propaganda drop-off in my lifetime here at the Interference Archive! Occuprint MayDay materials arrived today, including 30,000 broadsheets, 8,500 posters (18″x24″), and 55,000 stickers! Holy…

All of Us or None

All of Us or None

March 23, 2012

I’m very excited that I’m going to be able to be in the Bay for the opening of this exhibition. Michael Rossman’s collection is finally available to a broad public…

Occuprint Fundraiser

Occuprint Fundraiser

February 22, 2012

Occuprint, a group I’m involved in that has been helping to organize, produce, and distribute posters and graphics for the Occupy movement since the early days of Occupy Wall Street…

Panther Lunch Club

Panther Lunch Club

February 2, 2012

Alec “Icky” Dunn, Josh MacPhee, and myself each designed a place mat for Edith Abeyta’s Panther Lunch Club, part of the Food For Thought exhibition at Wignall Museum of Contemporary…

Occupy Print from Denmark

Occupy Print from Denmark

December 27, 2011

In October, following the Justseeds installation in Slovenia, Shaun and I traveled on to Berlin and then Copenhagen. We had the opportunity to do artist talks at two art schools…

Occuprint Everything!

Occuprint Everything!

October 7, 2011

Here’s Justseeds collaborator Jesse Goldstein’s poster for Occupy Wall St. Click on it to get the bigger version. And here are his reflections on his experiences printing with folks: This…

Money Talks…

Money Talks…

October 5, 2011

Astra Taylor, Sarah Resnick, Mark Greif, and many, many others helped make a fun and awesome contingent (called “Artists and Writers Exhausted by Capitalism and Inspired by the Occupation”) in…

Another OWS Graphic

Another OWS Graphic

October 3, 2011

Nicolas Lampert sent this graphic in, it’s high res, just click on it below, then drag the bigger image to your desktop (or left click on a pc)…

Wall Street Posters

Wall Street Posters

October 3, 2011

My friend Woody created these MTA/Occupy Wall Street posters, thought it would be good to share them with you all. They are high-res pdfs, so you should be able to…

Signs of Wall Street

Signs of Wall Street

September 26, 2011

At some point during the first 48 hours of the occupation of Wall Street (or to be more exact, the encampment at Zuccotti Park, north of Wall Street), people there…

Jay Ryan in Rome

Jay Ryan in Rome

September 15, 2011

I’m not normally a big fane of Rock Poster art, but I’ve always had a soft spot for Jay Ryan, and I love this new poster for his show in…

New Swoon Print Published!

New Swoon Print Published!

April 14, 2011

Today we released a new Swoon print, entitled “Ashley.” The proceeds from the sales of this print are going to Transformazium, an organization in Braddock, PA developing relationships that generate…

CPH in Okinawa

CPH in Okinawa

February 25, 2011

Okinawa has long been a site of struggle against U.S. militarism and occupation. Recently activists have been fighting against a U.S. Army helipad. You can read about this struggle HERE…

Remembering Reagan, ugh.

Remembering Reagan, ugh.

February 10, 2011

Mark Vallen has published a nice piece remembering the terror of the Reagan years, and has included a great collection of political flyers he made during the 80s. Here is…

Antimaster Record Covers

Antimaster Record Covers

by Mazatl
February 7, 2011

For a while I’ve been doing illustrations for my friends punk band Antimaster. It has been really fun working with them and this time they asked if I could do…

The Burning World: a map

The Burning World: a map

February 4, 2011

I’ve got a new print on the site called “The Burning World”. It’s based on a graphic device called a radial tree of life, which is a method of depicting…

OPERATION EXPOSURE KANSAS

OPERATION EXPOSURE KANSAS

February 4, 2011

OPERATION EXPOSURE KANSAS PERCOLATOR Lawrence, KS Friday, February 11th 5-9PM (reception starts at 6PM) ONE NIGHT ONLY Operation Exposure: War is Trauma – a collaboration between the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative…

Imaging Apartheid Call

Imaging Apartheid Call

November 19, 2010

Justseeds is one of a crew of supporters for the upcoming Imaging Apartheid Poster Project. Please check out the call below, and submit poster designs! Call for Submissions As the…

RESOURCED in Make:Craft

RESOURCED in Make:Craft

October 13, 2010

The Justseeds 2010 portfolio-RESOURCED is included in the Make:Craft exhibition at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design. Bronya and Andy Galef Center for Fine Arts…

There is No Way

There is No Way

September 28, 2010

I’ve really been enjoying Icky’s process posts on his excellent blog, Blackout Print, and I thought that I’d make one for this blog here. I use a variety of techniques…

Art Against Empire

Art Against Empire

August 26, 2010

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics has just uploaded a couple more online poster exhibitions, including Art Against Empire: Graphic Responses to U.S. interventions Since World War II….

Stop the Bomb

Stop the Bomb

August 9, 2010

Today marks the 65th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. Three days prior, August 6, 1945 the USA dropped the first atom bomb on Hiroshima. This flyer was made…

Mayday Posters/Image-Shift

Mayday Posters/Image-Shift

June 2, 2010

Every year I’ve been posting photos of the EuroMayday posters that my friends at image-shift have been designing, but this year I’ve been so busy I let it slide…But, they’re…

Welcome to Chicago

Welcome to Chicago

May 5, 2010

Maybe it’s the nearly 10 years I spent in the city of broad shoulders, but this just totally cracks me up. Ray Noland aka CRO, an artist in the Paper…

Celebrating and Collaborating

Celebrating and Collaborating

April 14, 2010

A short interview that Fiona Smith, a student-activist, filmed and edited addressing the current Justseeds exhibition ‘Celebrating and Collaborating’ at LookOut! Gallery, Michigan State University.

Rad Printin with Teens

Rad Printin with Teens

April 7, 2010

Harvey Milk posters! Yes that is a rainbow mustache!!! Shaun Slifer and I just wrapped up another partnership with Schenley High School’s Theory of Knowledge classes, the day before I…

Printing with Taring Padi

Printing with Taring Padi

March 30, 2010

Here’s a little photo essay showing the printing process used by Indonesian print cooperative Taring Padi, including images from all stages of the process, from sketching to carving to printing….

Free Radicals

Free Radicals

February 19, 2010

Jess Baines, whom Dara and I were lucky enough to catch a pint with in London when we were there last Fall, has just published an edited version of a…

Women’s Lib Posters video

Women’s Lib Posters video

January 25, 2010

Dara recently found this very strange video on YouTube, it appears to be homemade music video for the 1960 song “Cantata della donna nubile” by Italian singer Edmonda Aldini. It’s…

AOUON Mystery Posters

AOUON Mystery Posters

January 3, 2010

Archivist Lincoln Cushing has been doing the painstaking work of combing through and cataloging the All Of Us Or None Poster Archive, and we’ll all be the better off for…

Evolution of a Poster

Evolution of a Poster

December 9, 2009

After seeing one of the Garage Collective posters I put up here a couple months back (see below: a poster to announce an art show supporting creative resistance to the…

Animating Chickens

Animating Chickens

November 25, 2009

New animated print videos by my friend Nathan Meltz. These are amazing, defininitely take the 15 minutes to watch them!!!

Pony Pedro Go!

Pony Pedro Go!

November 24, 2009

While in Berlin a couple weeks back I got to hang out a bunch with my friends in Pony Pedro, a great screen print and design collective with a studio…

Free Palestine Remix

Free Palestine Remix

November 22, 2009

The Free Palestine Justseeds sticker I designed and we printed up earlier in the year has been remixed by an artist on DeviantArt. Check it out HERE.

Ravenstahlin

Ravenstahlin

October 29, 2009

Just in time for the mayorial election on Tuesday! My friend Amos created this sweet silkscreen of Pittsburgh’s (good old) boy mayor, Luke Ravenstahl. This poster references Ravenstahl’s decision to…

Winston Smith’s <em>Idol</em>

Winston Smith’s Idol

October 10, 2009

Any fans of the Dead Kennedy’s, or critics of the ever miserable combination of god and capitalism, will be psyched to see that Paper Laboratories have just released a nice…

Matzpen CPH Poster Released

Matzpen CPH Poster Released

September 29, 2009

A new Celebrate People’s History poster has just come out: Matzpen by Joshua Kahn Russell and Dan Berger. The Israeli Socialist Organization, better known by the name of its publication,…

Inkworks Artist of the Month

Inkworks Artist of the Month

September 27, 2009

Inkworks Press has released their latest online newsletter Hot Off the Presses, and this month Bay Area printmaker Doug Minkler is their Artist of the Month. Doug’s been making political…

Explosive Expression

Explosive Expression

September 23, 2009

Another nice poster from Jared Davidson/Garage Collective in New Zealand. This one is an announcement for an upcoming art exhibition. Those in the NZ, check it out and let us…

Sustain Our Libraries!

Sustain Our Libraries!

September 17, 2009

I made this print in grassroots support of the public library system of Pittsburgh. Most of the posters I printed include the Pittsburgh-specific informational text at the end of this…

Digger Papers

Digger Papers

August 18, 2009

The folks over at Arthur Magazine are building a cool online archive of printed papers created by the Diggers back in the mid-60s. For those new to them, the Diggers…

Silkscreen How-To

Silkscreen How-To

August 10, 2009

I just stumbled upon this great, easy to follow silkscreening how-to on the No Media Kings site. It’s written by artist Shannon Gerard and is a simple, straight-forward introduction to…

Popsicles and Grenades

Popsicles and Grenades

August 3, 2009

I just stumbled across the site Popsicles & Grenades, which is the platform for the work of artist Jorge Arrieta. He’s got a lot of recent political graphic work, including…

Hot Off the Presses #5

Hot Off the Presses #5

August 1, 2009

Our friends at Inkworks Press in Berkeley have produced another great issue of their online newsletter, Hot Off the Presses. This issue features Justseeds’ artist Favianna Rodriguez! There’s an intro…

Poster Film-Collective

Poster Film-Collective

June 18, 2009

In the 70s and 80s there was an explosion of community and political printshops in the UK. One of the most active silkscreen poster shops was called the Poster Film-Collective….

May 68 — May 08

May 68 — May 08

June 15, 2009

  I don’t think I ever posted this project here, and it just popped back up in my head, so I thought I’d share it. Back in early 2008 designer…

Mayday Berlin!

Mayday Berlin!

May 12, 2009

Our friend Sandy K. from Image-Shift sent us a communique of links and images to their recent poster project for Mayday Berlin. The project consisted of two sets of posters….

CPH in London

CPH in London

May 8, 2009

The Celebrate People’s History Poster Series is currently on display at the 56a Infoshop in London. 56A is one of the longest running anarchist social centers in London, I first…

New Atenco Poster

New Atenco Poster

May 4, 2009

Our friends at La Furia de las Calles in Mexico City just sent along this intense new Atenco poster. Click continue below the poster for a letter by Atenco political…

Hot Off the Presses #3

Hot Off the Presses #3

May 2, 2009

Inkworks, one of our favorite worker-owned print shops, has just release issue #3 of their Hot Off the Presses newsletter. And this issue’s artists of the month are Justseeds own…

Favianna in Toronto

Favianna in Toronto

April 29, 2009

Here’s a really nice write up on Favianna’s recent trip to Toronto, from the Rabble website. Click here.

Built For Collapse

Built For Collapse

April 29, 2009

I created this image in the last few hours of the Justseeds installation, at UW-Milwaukee. I’m kind of obsessed with current economic events. So I decided to make a poster…

Hugh D’Andre

Hugh D’Andre

March 28, 2009

Inkworks Press has just put up a nice write-up on Bay Area artist Hugh D’Andre, with a number of nice images of his work, including a half dozen posters he…

CPH Re-Use

CPH Re-Use

March 22, 2009

Chris from 56A Infoshop in London just sent me a hilarious conversation going on over at UK Indymedia regarding a poster which re-purposes my Durruti Column Celebrate People’s History poster….

Red Feds CPH Poster Released

Red Feds CPH Poster Released

March 8, 2009

Jared Davidson, the artist behind the Garage Collective in Christchurch, New Zealand, has designed the latest Celebrate People’s History Poster. His poster, Red Feds, is a celebration of early labor…

The Cherokee Writing System

The Cherokee Writing System

February 18, 2009

I wanted to announce the release of a new Celebrate People’s History poster! The Cherokee Writing System was designed by Frank Brannon, Jr., who runs his own letterpress studio SpeakEasy…

Ghost Posters

Ghost Posters

February 5, 2009

Roman from InCUBATE recently turned me on to a really cool project that recently came out of Cuba. Cuba since the Revolution has had an amazing culture of poster production,…

Agitate! Educate! Organize!

Agitate! Educate! Organize!

January 30, 2009

Political graphics historian Lincoln Cushing has a new book coming out in the Spring called Agitate! Educate! Organize!: American Labor Posters. It’s a giant collection of over 250 labor posters…

Justice for Palestine

Justice for Palestine

January 15, 2009

Jared Davidson from the Garage Collective in New Zealand has created a poster for a local protest in Christchurch, NZ. He’s also been blogging about the NZ response to Gaza…

ACLU Poster Contest

ACLU Poster Contest

January 11, 2009

There is a poster contest by ACLU, deadline on January 18th. The theme is RESTORE AMERICA. Their website reads: “Join the socially conscious design community in creating a poster that…

Solidarity with Bolivia

Solidarity with Bolivia

January 5, 2009

I designed this poster as the centerfold of the new Northeastern Anarchist magazine, which should be out in the next couple weeks. Figured I’d give everyone here a sneak peek:

Housing for All poster

Housing for All poster

December 13, 2008

Jared Davidson of the Garage Collective in New Zealand sent over this poster about a housing struggle in his local community, Christchurch. The suit in the image is Mayor Bob…

Rod Out of Wind

Rod Out of Wind

December 12, 2008

Many of you have likely heard that news that Illinois Governer Rod Blagojevich was caught trying to sell Obama’s old Senate seat! It’s good to know the Democratic party hasn’t…

Toronto Portfolio Show

Toronto Portfolio Show

December 8, 2008

thought people might be interested in the flyer for the Toronto showing of our Voices from the Outside prison print portfolio.

Graphic Work wants to tour!

Graphic Work wants to tour!

November 23, 2008

Last year my friend Zoeann Murphy and I organized a show of 40 contemporary labor posters called Graphic Work: Imaging Today’s Labor Movement. The Workforce Development Institute (WDI) in Troy,…

Graphic Work in SF

Graphic Work in SF

October 20, 2008

Back in the Summer Labor Fest 2008 was held in San Francisco, and Graphic Work: Imaging Today’s Labor Movement was hung at an SEIU labor hall as part of the…

Radical Activism Visual Archive

Radical Activism Visual Archive

October 20, 2008

Stumbled across a fairly new project the other day, the Radical Activism Visual Archive (the visual memory of radicality). An interesting ongoing blog/collection of political art images, posters and ephemera…

Amos Kennedy, Jr.

Amos Kennedy, Jr.

October 14, 2008

Amos Kennedy, Jr. is an amazing letterpress printer based in Alabama. I was introduced to his work while living in Chicago, show-card posters a la Hatch Show Prints, but often…

Jura Books Needs a Poster!

Jura Books Needs a Poster!

August 9, 2008

Our friends over at Jura Books, one of Australia’s longest running anarchist book shops and community centers, are holding a poster contest! On top of being a book store, Jura…

AOUON Archive

AOUON Archive

August 8, 2008

A couple months ago a friend and comrade, Michael Rossman, passed away. I first met Michael 3 or 4 years back while I was in the Bay Area for something…

Grafica Politica #2

Grafica Politica #2

June 19, 2008

This just in from Grupo Soap del Corazon in Minneapolis: Dear Friends, This September, the Republicans are meeting in Saint Paul, Minnesota, September 1-4, 2008, to nominate candidates for president…

A Call for May Day Art

A Call for May Day Art

April 19, 2006

Following the momentum of massive March 25th mobilizations, student walkouts, and April 10th’s historic day of action for immigrant rights, comes the call for El Gran Paro Americano (The Great…

Coke Kills!

Coke Kills!

February 15, 2005

Dont Buy Coke! The largest Coca Cola union in Colombia has called for an international campaign against Coke to stop its violence against workers, which has included a half-dozen murders…

Inauguration posters & links

Inauguration posters & links

January 18, 2005

The cruel absurdity of Bush’s November triumph will be hitting overdrive this Thursday. With military-grade security preparations and a series of celebrations with decidedly Orwellian themes, it’s seems appropriate that…

Counterinaugural

Counterinaugural

December 8, 2004

Here are some graphics for the counter inaugural. Soy un pocho sin verguenza, notorious for messing up Spanish translations. If you find any mistakes in the bilingual flyer, please let…