for over seven years, stand up kc has proudly taken to the streets, locally and nationally, to fight for a living wage and the right to unionize. visualizing their hopes and demands requires a careful balance of legibility and concept for a quick, yet memorable read, with an understanding of how these messages proliferate as news images through various electronic and print channels.
this collection represents a sampling of the most common messaging formats – posters, banners, flyers. as of october 2019 4,660 large silkscreen posters have been printed.
collaborators: michael enriquez and jeremy al-haj; david terrill [portrait illustrations], sam yates, michael jumper, alli sevareid, devon wolfe, anthony bennett [student collaborators].
photos: suzanne corum-rich and tyler galloway