Archiv für August 2011

Party on August 13th at Hammer-Brooklyn//Gotenstr.

Throughout graphics history, the identity of the designers, the tools available, and the stylistic selections they have made reflect individual and cultural attitudes toward knowledge, authority, and audience. Are the designers individuals or groups? Are they understood as tradespeople or artists? Do they produce their work more or less independently, or by government , religious, or other authority, and with what vested interests? What are the audiences‘ interests and needs? Cultural factors such as economic systems, politics, and institutions subtly and overtly determine communication styles as well as the information to be communicated, and the ‚Still Dangerous-Crew‘ teases out many of the „ideological bases that are concealed by a conventional history