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DIY Poster Making Workshop #2 with Dan Bergeron
July 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Join Toronto artist Dan Bergeron for the second in a two-part series of DIY poster making workshops. The first workshop was presented at the Monuments Summit.
The workshop will explore the poster as an art form that has played a unique role in activism, social justice, and political protest.
The workshop is part of the public programming of the New Monuments for New Cities exhibition. A traveling art exhibition presented with the High Line Network that asked 25 artists to create proposals (in the form of posters) for new monuments for a 21st century city.
Materials will be provided.
About Dan Bergeron
Dan Bergeron is a visual artist whose work examines, re-imagines and exists in the public landscape. Dan’s projects are sometimes commissioned and sometimes uncommissioned; sometimes temporary and sometimes permanent. They take multiple forms: large-scale figurative portraits adhered to architectural elements, functional sculptures, murals, billboard interventions and mixed media paintings installed in public spaces. This variety reflects Dan’s interest in using a range of public materials and infrastructures to engage in a conversation about the history, current uses and social meaning of our public spaces. While the majority of Dan’s work is exhibited publicly, he also maintains a studio practice that forms the basis of his public art and gallery exhibitions.