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ABOUT EXHIBIT
A poster project supporting LGBTQ human rights

Sorry We’re Closed is an awareness project by designer and educator, Kelly Holohan that follows in the footsteps of LGBT design activists such as the art collective, Gran Fury, whose bold designs in the 80s and early 90s communicated the urgency of the AIDS epidemic at a time when there was no government or political action.

This body of work is designed to bring attention to LGBTQ human rights around the world. Some of the works focus on issues and legislation surrounding employment, marriage, privacy and acceptance. Others illuminate the terrifying life and death obstacles that many people face every single day

“It takes no compromise to give people their rights…it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression.” —Harvey Milk

FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTION
November 6, 6–9pm

DURATION
November 2-25

 

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Oaks · Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Minneapolis · Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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Minneapolis · Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
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Geared towards designers, developers, organizers and activists, the series is open to the community and will include panel discussions with community activists, tutorials on open source design tools and information design techniques, explorations of cryptography and cybersecurity, and more.
Philadelphia · Event from the community · Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Thursday, August 24, 2017
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AIGA members receive a special discount to TypeCon 2017!
Boston · Event from the community · Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
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Event from the community · Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Thursday, November 16, 2017

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