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Thursday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Art and Soul: The Global Renaissance of the Gig Poster

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Recent years have seen a resurgence of rock poster design. This time around, the poster is both advertisement and artifact, acting as a unique artistic interpretation of a band's music and limited edition merchandise. Today gig poster art has its own superstars and artist collectives are springing up all over the world. Practitioners and advocates explore this thriving scene both from a local and international perspective.
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Ahmed Bautista

Owner/Intl BookingCaradura/MercadoramaCo-Owner at Mercadorama (Official Merchandise company) Co- Owner and Booker at Caradura (Venue for 300 people in Mexico City) Manager and Executive Producer for some Mexican Graphic artists such as Kraken,Smithe & Pogo
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Luke Drozd

Luke Drozd is a UK based artist and illustrator whose output includes gig poster and record sleeve design. He is one of the founding members of the UK Poster Association (UKPA ), an organisation setup to help promote and exhibit the work of UK gig poster artists at home and abroa... Read More →
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Shepard Fairey

Obey Giant Art IncShepard Fairey was born in Charleston, SC. He received his B.F.A. at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. While at R.I.S.D. he created the Andre the Giant has a Posse sticker that transformed into the OBEY GIANT art campaign with imagery that has changed... Read More →
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Crispin Parry

CEO/Creative DirBritish UndergroundCrispin Parry is the founder of British Underground, a respected arts development organisation based in London.
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Geoff Peveto

PresAmerican Poster InstituteGeoff is the owner of The Decoder Ring, a screenprint-focused studio featuring design, posters, products and the acclaimed Decoder Fine Art Print Series. The project hosts famed artists and designers for studio residencies, creating multi-layered fine... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 15

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