Another Point of View – A Retrospective of Felipe Taborda

St. John’s University is honored to present Another Point of View – A Retrospective of Felipe Taborda, an exhibition focusing on the work of renown Latin American graphic designer Felipe Taborda between the years 1983-2014. On display will be a large selection of works with CDs and LPs, posters, and corporate branding for various Latin American organizations.

Felipe Taborda is the only Latin American designer to be listed in Graphic Design for the 21st Century – 100 of the World’s Best Graphic Designers. He studied at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, the London International Film School, New York Institute of Technology and School of Visual Arts, New York. In 1990, he opened his own studio and now works primarily in cultural, editorial, and photographic areas of Brazilian design. Felipe Taborda is also the co-author of Latin American Graphic Design published by Taschen, the first compilation of historical and contemporary graphic design of this region.

For information:
www.stjohns.edu/yehgallery
(718) 990-7476

ON VIEW:
Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery / Sun Yat Sen Hall, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York 11439

EXHIBITION DATES: September 3 – October 29, 2014
RECEPTION: Thursday, September 25, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This exhibition is made possible by:

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Art and Design
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Parvez Mohsin
Director
Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery
Sun Yat Sen Hall
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

Phone: (718) 990-7476
Fax: (718) 990-2075

Links:
http://www.stjohns.edu/yehgallery
www.felipetaborda.com.br

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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