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Week One Punk Legacy2009

Week One Punk Legacy2009






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    • The PUNK Designers
    • Mark Perry began Punk fanzine Sniffin’ Glue 1976
    • Influenced by the Dada movement of the early 20 th century. Cut and paste or photo-montage Hannah Höch (German, 1889-1978). Cut with the Kitchen Knife through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch in Germany, 1919-1920 .
    •   Jamie Reid was born in 1946. Studied at Wimbledon Art College later Croydon Art College, Met Malcolm McLaren. His DIY, style of collage became the look that dominated punk design for years to come.
    • Reid ‘ The visual origins of this particular sleeve came from the work I was doing at the Suburban Press. At the time, we had to produce cheap (no money), fast, and effective visuals, so collage was the dominant look; things cut out from papers and magazines-photos and lettering-which was the so-called ‘blackmail punk’ look’
    • Jamie Reid: “ This style is a continuing part of 20 th -century collage, agit-prop art, including early Russian Revolutionary artists, John Hartfield’s anti-Nazi work, various Dadaists/Surrealists sifting into Situationism and into punk .”
    • Agitprop ( Agitation and Propaganda) prior and post Russian Revolution
    • Jamie Reid and the Situationist movement
    • The Situationist International 1957 avant-garde groups from different anti-establishment art movement Dadaist/Surrealist/Bauhaus etc…. who became artistic and political agitators criticising Western Capitalism with methods such as Manifestos ..sloganeering….montage…..pranks…….disinformation      
    • The Nowhere Buses first created for a San-Fransico Situationist magazine Point Blank 1973
    • I will be discussing subversion and T-shirts and Album covers in a later lecture
    • Peter Saville Born 1955 Studied graphics at Manchester Polytechnic from 1974 to 1978 Influenced by typographers such as Herbert Bayer and Jan Tschichold Like Jamie Reid Saville was linked to a musical movement….. The Manchester Sound of Factory Records 1979-
    • Next week’s Seminar choose a surface/product/graphic designer And discuss their importance in contemporary culture