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Graphic Liberation pt. 9: A3BC


Online via the Art and Art History Department at Colgate University


A critical conversation between members of A3BC and Josh MacPhee, engaging questions around collaboration, collective imagination, and aesthetics vs. openness. REGISTER HERE!

Founded in 2014, A3BC (Anti-War, Anti-Nuclear, and Arts Blockprinting Collective) is a blockprint collective based in IRREGULAR RHYTHM ASYLUM, an infoshop located in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist, and archivist. He is a founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, a decentralized group of political artists from the US, Canada, and Mexico, and Interference Archive, a public collection of cultural materials produced by social movements, based in Brooklyn, NY. MacPhee is the author and editor of numerous publications, including Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now and Signal: A Journal of International Political Graphics and Culture.

Presented by the Art and Art History Department and the Christian A. Johnson Foundation. The Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence was established in 1986 as a challenge grant in support of the arts at Colgate. The residency program permits one or more artists or scholars in each of the areas of fine arts, music, and theater to become part of the Colgate community every academic year.

image: A3BC at work, ca. 2016.

AnarchismAnti-capitalismAnti-warCulture & MediaGlobal SolidaritySocial Movements

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