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.
Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Inc. We’re currently working with the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Inc. board to use design to help promote their mission to foster racial justice and promote healing and reconciliation in our community. In 2018, we re-branded the organization with a new logo and website. Since then, we’ve branded their 2020 100-year […]
This year, we were fortunate enough to work with the Duluth NAACP to brand the MLK Tribute Events. For the last 2 years we have worked with the organization to select themes based off of the writings, speeches, and teaching of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This year’s theme comes from an article by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., submitted for publication in March 1958. In the full title, “The Current Crisis in Race Relations…
Zeitgeist Arts’ Year of the Womxn Our creative director, Terri, worked with Zeitgeist to craft creatives around the four quarters of their Year of the Womxn events. Terri defined the quarters as Womxn in Activism, Womxn at Work, Womxn Identity & Self-Care, and Womxn in the Arts. In part, she also worked with and mentored […]
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 […]
Branding the Movement Workshop
We’re excited to be joining a dope group of creators at this year’s HUE Design Summit. We will be hosting a workshop this year.
“Thus all Art is propaganda and ever must be[…]. I do not care a damn for any art that is not used for propaganda. But I do care when propaganda is confined to one side while the other is stripped and silent.” –W.E.B. DuBois
Meet on the Street Pop-Up Shop
We’re excited to spend some time with our community on Saturday at LPCFC Meet on the Street in Lincoln Park. We have some new merch, which we hope you’re as excited about as we are, and we’ll have a table dedicated to free poster-making!