APRÈS is a zine we created to honor Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson, and Isaac McGhie. However, as we were crafting the zine, the police murdered George Floyd. We were devastated. This murder followed the murders of Ahmaud and Breonna. We were overwhelmed and trying to figure out how to act while processing the pain and constant struggle of being Black in this environment.
Blackbird Revolt will be hosting its second community workshop building off of Design 01. This workshop is meant for beginners and folks looking to strengthen their graphic design knowledge. This will dive heavily into the use of typography and color to communicate effective messages. Participants will leave the workshop with a new understanding of type […]
Are you interested in graphic design? Blackbird Revolt will host its first community workshop on some of the design basics for beginners. This workshop will go over design as a concept, the design elements, software, file types, plagiarism vs. inspiration, measurement tools, use of space, type basics, and color basics. Participants will leave understanding how […]
NCORE 2018 New Orleans Start the Conversation This week, we’ll be at the Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), which serves as the leading national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. NCORE emphasizes the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and class with campus programming and the […]
It’s that time of year again! Men As Peacemakers is hosting their Celebration of Community Peacemakers in June! Last year, we branded the event by designing their poster, program, as well as other print and digital elements. Well, we’re back at it! We’ve been working with them to brand their event and help get folks get connected to their fundraiser. This year we chose a design that highlighted elements of community and gave the material a more welcoming feel.
Some of What We Do Hey Everybody, it’s Jordon here from Blackbird Revolt. If you don’t know about Blackbird Revolt, we’re a group of creatives dedicated to promoting social change through conscious creativity. We work a lot with individuals, organizations, nonprofits and initiatives to effectively challenge the way we think about the world. Now, a […]
Through the month of February, Zeitgeist Arts Cafe hosted Black Duluth in History: The Life, The Work, The Fight. We played an integral role in shaping the exhibit.
The exhibit was a visual representation of an oral history project that started a couple of years ago. The project was supported by the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Committee and led by Heidi Bakk-Hansen. We worked to curate and design the show; creating a compelling exhibit for folks to engage.
This weekend, we participated in the Twin Ports Women’s March 2018 supporting the work of amazing folks fighting for equity. We were glad to see so many of our community members marching in solidarity for change in our communities. Among many of the amazing speakers, our Creative Director, Terri, was featured. We are very proud of her […]