Earlier this week, a friend and fellow undergraduate at the university asked me over text message, “Why do they call the journal the Ivory Tower?” His question echoes ones that we, the staff of Ivory Tower, hear regularly from our student peers. “Don’t you think that comes off a bit exclusive?” “Is the name supposed to be ironic?” 2015 Ivory Tower cover Such concerns are not unfounded. I do not know why, at the magazine’s conception, this particular name…
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Leon Wang will lead a workshop on amplifying one’s voice through tactical poster art. Based on a rigorous, hands-on process of purposeful creativity, the session will model the steps for shaping a clear and impactful narrative. Each participant will produce a working draft for an 11×17 format poster. No prior art/design experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.
Leon Wang is an activist/artist based in St. Paul. He aims to use art and design to support the frontline actions for social and economic justice. He has collaborated with movements and organizations such as Black Lives Matter, Standing Rock, March for Our Lives, and Poor People’s Campaign on messaging and visual systems. His multidisciplinary expertise includes architecture, toy design, and design education.
Leon Wang will also lead a workshop for the public on Saturday, November 17, at 1:00 p.m., for more information and to register click here >>>