Walker Art Center
The 2011 design exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production, co-curated by Andrew Blauvelt at The Walker Art Center and Ellen Lupton at Cooper-Hewitt, was an enormous survey of the past decade of graphic design’s movements towards self-authorship and entrepreneurialism. Innumerable categories of posters, information design, typography, books, magazines, film titles, logos and clothing were featured in the collection. So to be included in something of such an expansive scale was flattering to say the least.
Given our self-deprecating nature, we focused on the refuse and the forgotten moments of the self-authoring process as opposed to the heroic, revolutionary outcomes. In the gallery we focused on a floor to ceiling installation of misprints and test-prints from our studio. We were also given the honor of installing in the Walker Art Center’s front store window. There, we installed a physical manifestation of the monotony involved when one chooses to retain their own means of production.