Zagreb, 4x3 Peter project | proyecto de carteles

Meade, Xavier and Mandelberg, John and McBride, Chris and Phillips, John (2017) Zagreb, 4x3 Peter project | proyecto de carteles. 4x3 Peter project, Zagreb, Croatia, 29 June - 01 July 2017.

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4x3 The international poster project was a shared curatorial exercise recontextualizing posters from diverse cultures and time spans that either reinforced their original political messages or evoked new meanings in that opinionated, vulnerable, ephemeral and bold poster language. To initiate the process I sent the first proposal. Chris McBride, John Mandelberg and John Phillips responded. We then each proposed and responded by e-mail. The brief was open and accompanied with a text describing our rational for our selections. This sometimes came easy and other times we waited for the others response, changed our minds coming to new connections. As John Phillips puts it: “The exhibition 4x3, is the outcome of this enjoyable, intercontinental, time–travelling escapade, which at times felt as close to a game of poker, as it did an act of collaborative curation”. The total number of posters is 48, 12 from each one of us, that is 3 proposals and 9 responses. Now I will show you all the posters, you won’t be able to feel the paper, smell the inks or feel the textures but this digital projection will give you a good idea of our game / project / exhibition.

Item Type:Paper presented at a conference, workshop, or other event which was not published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:posters, Zagreb, Mexico, Cuba, England, Nicaragua, Spain, Poland, Russia
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NE Print media
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:5451
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Deposited On:12 Oct 2017 03:26
Last Modified:12 Oct 2017 03:26

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