The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show

28 août 2008
15 oct 2008

The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show unites Americans and Iranians with poster art; this show is the first time that the U.S. has hosted an exhibition with Tehran designers. The exhibit, curated by graphic designers Daniel R. Smith of Seattle and Iman Raad of Tehran, debuts at Bumbershoot ®, Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival during Labor Day weekend at the Seattle Center.

Visit www.seattletehran.com for more information on this event.



August 28 / Curator's Talk and Slideshow

Please join AIGA Seattle and curator Daniel R. Smith for a sneak preview of The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show. In addition, designer Mamoun Sakkal will share his extensive knowledge of Arabic typography and calligraphic forms.
Doors 6:30pm, Lecture 7:00pm, Starbucks Corporate Offices, 2401 Utah Ave S., Seattle
Free for current AIGA Members : Email to reserve tickets.
$5.00 for non-members : Register at aigaseattle.org or at the event.

August 29 / Bumbershoot Visual Arts' Free Preview

Noon - 8pm, all Bumbershoot art exhibits will be free and open to the public. Look for us in the Seattle Center's Fidalgo Room, Seattle, USA

August 30 - September 1 / The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show at Bumbershoot
11am - 8pm, Seattle Center's Fidalgo Room, festival admission required

September 4 - October 15 / The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show Remix at Design Commission

Bumbershoot just isn't big enough to hold all the incredible posters from Iran. Join us on first Thursday after Bumbershoot at Design Commission in the Tashiro-Kaplan Building in Pioneer Square for a revised presentation of The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show featuring Iranian posters and Seattle-Iran pairings not presented at Bumbershoot.

Opening: September 4, 6-8pm, 121 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle WA 98104
After September 4, viewable by appointment: 206-223-7709 or studio@designcommission.com

Fall 2008 / Vérité Coffee world tour
Announcing our Vérité world tour! Posters selected from the full exhibit will rotate through all three Seattle Vérité Coffee locations. Opening events to be announced.

2009 / Tehran, Iran
The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show will travel to Tehran in 2009. Details to be announced.