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Designs on Democracy: The Roles and Responsibilities of Graphic Designers in the Trump Era

Designs on Democracy: The Roles and Responsibilities of Graphic Designers in the Trump Era
Sabiha Basrai

Lecture at SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium

Tue, Oct 15, 2019
6:00pm–7:30pm

As graphic designers and media makers, how can we best develop strategic visual communication to win campaigns and stay accountable to the leadership of community organizers? How does our work fit into the grander strategy of change? Join Sabiha Basrai for a presentation on campaign graphics from Design Action Collective's body of work followed by a Q&A about the Collective's collaborative design process.

About Sabiha Basrai

A graduate of the Art and Design program at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Sabiha focused her academic career on the history of anti-war poster art and visual strategies for social justice organizing. She is Co-Coordinator of the Alliance of South Asians Taking Action where she works with racial justice organizers to fight against Islamophobia. Sabiha is also a member of the Center for Political Education’s Advisory Board and a part-time faculty member in the University of San Francisco’s Department of Art & Architecture.