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Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America – Bonnie Siegler

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Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America with Bonnie Siegler, April 13, 2021 with headshot

Bonnie Siegler founded and runs the multi-disciplinary award-winning design studio Eight and a Half. Clients include Saturday Night Live, HBO, Participant Media, The Criterion Collection, Brooklyn Public Library and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. Bonnie has taught at the graduate level at the School of Visual Arts and Yale University and she has written two books: Dear Client, which is a guide to working with creative people, and Signs of Resistance, which is a visual history of protest in America. She has given lectures at museums and libraries and conferences around the world.

With Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America, Siegler combines her two passions to showcase a collection of visual expressions of resistance throughout American history. In hundreds of iconic, smart, angry, clever, unforgettable images, Signs of Resistance chronicles what truly makes America great: citizens unafraid of speaking truth to power. Many of these images throughout our history are as relevant today as they were then. And like history itself, some offer hope, some will make us laugh and some will take our breath away. First Amendment Days Keynote

Co-sponsored by Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government), ISU College of Design, Ethos Magazine

Iowa State University Lecture Series

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First Amendment Days, April 12-16, 2021, is Iowa State University’s annual weeklong celebration of our First Amendment freedoms – religion, speech, press, assembly, petition. It’s hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s First Amendment Committee. See the complete schedule.