The Graphic Imperative, political poster exhibition in Boston
August 17, 2005, received from Chaz Maviyane-Davies
The Graphic Imperative
International Posters for Peace, Social Justice and the Environment 1965–2005
The Graphic Imperative is a select retrospective of 40 years of international sociopolitical posters. Themes include dissent, liberation, racism, sexism, human rights, civil rights, environmental and health concerns, AIDS, war, literacy and tolerance, collectively providing a window to an age of great change.
Focussing on the issues of our turbulent times, these 120+ posters endeavor to show the social, political and aesthetic concerns of many cultures in a single exhibition through delineating themes and contrasting political realities.
September 14 – November 11, 2005
April 3 – May 31, 2006
June 15 – August 18, 2006
Poster design & photography: Chaz Maviyane-Davies