RESPECT HER CRANK! DESIGNING SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS: From Your Eyes to Your Ears Online
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Black women have strategically used graphic design to enhance their sound. Just think about your favorite album cover, whether it be The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill or Megan Thee Stallion’s Fever. In Respect Her Crank! Designing Sounds of Blackness, prominent graphic designer Candice Taylor draws the relationship between graphic design and music throughout multiple workshops designed to teach the fundamental principles of design.
Have you ever pressed play on an album because the cover art caught your attention? Cover art illustrates the stories told throughout the entire album. By studying popular album cover art, learn to visually narrate sonic stories.
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This project received support from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative
This event is not being hosted by the SJR State Library. We are sharing news of this free event because it is related to the curriculum offered at the College and, therefore, may be of interest to our students, faculty, and staff.
- Tuesday, May 18, 2021
- 4:00pm - 5:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- This is an online event. Event URL: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hvIYp4IvR7O9Yz1ZOrxeng