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Post Typography and Folk Hero Films at Colorado College

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AIGA Colorado
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February 26, 2015
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An artists’ talk:
Bruce Willen and Nolen Strals of Post Typography, and Gabriel DeLoach of Folk Hero Films.

Monday, March 2, 2015,
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Free and open to the public

 

Gates Common Room
third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library)

 

Post Typography is a creative studio specializing in graphic design, illustration, custom lettering, and conceptual typography with additional forays into art, apparel, music, curatorial work, and design theory. Founding partners Nolen Strals and Bruce Willen have collaborated on design, art, and music projects for more than 12 years, beginning with hand-printed concert posters and progressing to higher profile design and illustration projects for clients such as The New York Times, U.S. Green Building Council, John Legend & The Roots, and Random House.

Established in 2007, Folk Hero is a film and creative production house based in Charlottesville, Virginia, specializing in crafting beautiful films rooted in the documentary genre on an array of topics: social issues and contemporary heroism, human/animal conflict and conservation, ethnographies, and DIY subcultures.

 

Screening: “If We Shout Loud Enough”

Free and open to the public

 

Screening Room
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.

 

Please join us for a screening and discussion of “If We Shout Loud Enough” (2013) with filmmaker Gabriel DeLoach, Nolen Strals and Bruce Willen of Double Dagger/Post Typography, Sonya Hofer, Riley Scholar-in-Residence in CC’s Music Dept., and Dylan Nelson, assistant professor of film and new media.

“If We Shout Loud Enough” is a noisy, chaotic, graphically rich, and ultimately inspiring document of the last tour of the post-punk band Double Dagger, and the Baltimore underground music and arts scene. Watch the trailer.

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