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VOTE!

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - Sunday, November 4, 2012 / Washington

KITCHEN [K] and AIGA DC present “VOTE!”, a pop-up gallery exhibition featuring work from AIGA’s Get Out the Vote initiative…

DETAILS
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - Sunday, November 4, 2012
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1718 1/2 Florida Avenue, NW (at Florida Avenue and California Street NW)
Washington, DC 20009

 

Exhibition hours:
Event Opening—Thursday, November 1: 5:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
Friday through Sunday, November 2-4: 1:00 p.m–4:00 p.m.
The exhibition is free and open to the public.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

AIGA’s Get Out the Vote initiative invites designers to create nonpartisan posters and videos that inspire the American public to participate in the electoral process and vote in the general election. By motivating eligible citizens to register and turn out on election day, Get Out the Vote fulfills an ongoing AIGA objective of demonstrating the value of design to the public, public officials and business by providing a clear call to action for an activity that is important to everyone. TheKITCHEN [K] exhibit will feature a curated selection of these posters.
View the virtual gallery and print your own copies at the AIGA online gallery.

Design Ignites Change encourages college students, using design thinking practices, to improve the lives of individuals and communities. Created in 2009 as a result of a partnership between Adobe Foundation and Worldstudio Foundation, Design Ignites Change has engaged thousands of students from more than 15 high schools and 48 colleges or universities from around the world.

Locally, Design Ignites Change has connected with Juniors in the graphic design program at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. The class, taught jointly by John Carmody, Bob Lasater and Sam Shelton, has focused on projects such as pedestrian safety, reducing traffic congestion by encouraging better commuting habits, and economic stimulus through tourism that leverages a community’s natural resources.

“VOTE!” will feature the students most recent Design Ignites Change projects: Two that target specific ethnicities to encourage them to vote and one that hopes to influence equal representation for DC residents in Congress.

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ABOUT KITCHEN [K]
Founded in 2000 by the design team at KINETIK, the mission of the gallery was to become a permanent exhibition space that helped to engage and inform the public, through exhibits and programs, about the powerful, positive influence of design.

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