Contre la Charte des valeurs
Thursday March 13th 2014, 10:48 am
Filed under: news,portfolio,type and typography

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Working with the FARD (Féministes anti-racistes détonant.e.s) collective, I designed a series of typographic posters in opposition to the proposed Quebec Charter of Values and its inherent racist agenda. Produced as part of the latest issue of the .dpi journal, the goal of the series is to render public opposition more visible within the city’s cultural venues and in the streets.

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The posters were launched at La Centrale at an event kicking off their 40th anniversary, and are now being distributed through informal collaborations with spaces and groups throughout the city that share feminist and anti-racist values.

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It was important for the collective that the series also work effectively as street posters. We wanted to create a strong link between “institutional” opposition from artist-run centres and anger and resistance in the streets. We’re also working to get these onto protest placards for the Anti-charter demonstration on the 21st of March.

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The posters were printed by La Presse du Chat Perdu, with a hand-mixed split fountain neon-orange/pink.

More details and pdf download here.

More images here.


4 Comments so far
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I love it Kev. Nice job :)

Comment by David Bourdon 03.13.14 @ 3:16 pm

Religion is not a race.

Comment by Jean Charest 03.14.14 @ 1:05 am

Merci David!

And Jean, if you think that a bill that is based on identitary nationalism, exclusionary practices, and the absurd fear of muslim fundamentalism doesn’t effect Asian, Arab and African people in a completely disproportionate and harmful way, then you’re a dork.

Comment by kevin 03.14.14 @ 10:11 am

I’d love to wear any of these posters as t-shirts!!!!!

Comment by Sarah Mangle 03.18.14 @ 9:20 am



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