Art calls for tolerance

Art calls for tolerance From 17 May to 17 July 2022, the Kulturforum Berlin is hosting an exhibition of posters designed by artists from all over the world for the “Tolerance Project”. Source: Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin · Image: Yuko Shimizu, Japan, Tolerance Poster, 2017, © Yuko Shimizu ·· Marian Bantjes, Canada, Tolerance Poster, 2017, © Marian Bantjes In 2017, Bosnian artist Mirko Ilić launched in New York the “Tolerance Project”, a campaign that encouraged artists from around the world to design posters that had to meet a single requirement: to include the word tolerance in them. Ilić was initially joined by 28 designers, and to date 194 graphic designers from 55 countries around the world have participated in the project. From 17 May to 17 July 2022, the “Tolerance Project” world tour stops at the Kulturforum Berlin. In a press release, the Berlin State Museums explain: “In Berlin, the exhibition is conceived as a hybrid of museum presentation and action platform. As a poster exhibition, ‘Studio Tolerance’ offers an overview of international poster design: In addition to works by Dan Reisinger, Peter Bankov, Annette Lenz, Ariane Spanier, Edel Rodriguez and many others, a design by Milton Glaser, creator of the famous ‘I Love New York’ campaign, is also on display. Also participating in the project is Paula Scher, the first female director of the design studio ‘Pentagram’, one of the leading design studios of our time”. The list of artists included in the exhibition published by the museum includes 63 works by designers from 36 countries: Argentina (El Fantasma de Heredia), Bolivia (Frank Arbelo), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bojan Hadzihalilovi), China (Jianping He, San Jin, Bo Liaoliao), Germany (cyan, Götz Gramlich, Fons Hickmann, Uwe Loesch, Holger Matthies, Christoph Niemann, Gunter Rambow, Ariane Spanier, Henning Wagenbreth), Dominican Republic (Chago García), France (Anette Lenz), Great Britain (Harry Pearce, Sue Coe), Iran (Parisa Tashakori), Israel (Dan Reisinger, David Tartakover), Italy (Leonardo Sonnoli), Japan (Yuko Shimizu, Shino Suefusa), Jordan (Hamzah Abdelal), Canada (Marian Bantjes, Andrew Lewis), Korea (Hoon-Dong Chung), Croatia (Robert Canak), Cuba (Edel Rodriguez), Lebanon (Tarek Atrissi, Wal Morcos), Mexico (Alejandro Magallanes), Netherlands (Max Kisman), Poland (Maja Zurawiecka), Portugal (Nuno Martins), Romania (Levente Benedek, Renata Mihaly), Russia (Peter Bankov, Dmitry Kavka), Switzerland (Steff Geissbühler, Niklaus Troxler), Zimbabwe (Saki Mafundikwa), South Africa (Brandt Botes, Garth Walker), Syria (Fares Cachoux), Taiwan (Leo Lin), Thailand (Danaiphan Washareewongse), Tunisia (Nja Mahdaoui), Turkey (Bulent Erkmen), Ukraine (Grafprom Studio), Hungary (Istvan Orosz), Uruguay (Eduardo Davit), United States (Stefan G Bucher, Art Chantry, Milton Glaser, Sagi Haviv, Brad Holland, Kit Hindrichs, James McMullan, Paula Scher, Georg Tscherny). #2022 #theartwolf

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