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Poster by Christopher Burnett, "Richard Niessen" (2012)
Unseen in the Archives: Inclusion and Omission in Inside Out & Upside Down: Posters from CalArts 1970–2019

01:41:00

Sep 9, 2020 06:24 PM

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Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton
Associate Professor of Graphic Design @Southeastern Louisiana University
Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Southeastern Louisiana University and faculty in the MFA Program in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Art. Tasheka is the principal of Blacvoice Graphic Design Studio who does work for small businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. Tasheka’s research focuses on the discovery of Black people whose work has been omitted from the graphic design history canon. She’s also interested in the visual representation of black people in the media and popular culture, especially through the lens of stereotypes. Tasheka holds an MFA from CalArts, where she also worked as a graphic designer in the office of Public Affairs and a BA from Loyola University New Orleans.
Silas Munro
Founder @Polymode
Silas Munro is a partner of Polymode, a bi-coastal design studio that creates poetic, and research-informed design with clients in the cultural sphere and community-based organizations including MoMA, The Phillips Collection, The New Museum, Mark Bradford at the Venice Biennale. Munro’s writing appears in the book, W. E. B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America published by Princeton Architectural Press. The project is featured in articles in Smithsonian Magazine, The New Yorker, Black Perspectives. He has been a visiting critic at MICA, RISD, and Yale University. Munro is an Associate Professor at Otis College of Art and Design and Advisor, and Chair Emeritus at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Michael Worthington
Founder @Counterspace
Michael Worthington is the founding partner of Counterspace (Los Angeles), a graphic design studio specializing in editorial and identity work for cultural clients. His writing has been published in Eye, Print, Slanted, and Threaded magazines, and various design books. He curated the design show “Two Lines Align” at REDCAT and edited and published the book Inside Out & Upside Down: Posters from CalArts 1980–2019. He has taught at the California Institute of the Arts since 1995.