Category Archives: Art
As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve started an artist’s residency at the Newark Print Shop. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign, which was successful. Advertisements
After detailing the grueling application schedule for universities in my last post, I’m happy to report that I have accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Illustration in the Faculty of Visual Art + Material Practice at Emily Carr University, … Continue reading
Jamaa Al-Yad is happy to announce two new projects. The first is in collaboration with the Inteference Archive in Brooklyn, which has put together a portfolio of posters honoring the Cuban poster design of the Organization of Solidarity of the … Continue reading
It’s been a long time on my “to-do” list, but I’ve finally put up my illustration and teacher portfolios: Daniel Drennan | Illustration; and on Twitter: @DrennanArt.
Excerpted from the art and design blog, Design Altruism Project [link to blog]: This is a movement for global justice, both political and economic. It focuses on the various levels of displacement, dispossession, and disinheritance that formed the active undergirding … Continue reading
A poster to celebrate the writer and activist Ghassan Kanafani, assassinated in Beirut on July 8, 1972. غسَّان كنفاني: ملصق | Ghassan Kanafani: poster
A former student of mine interviewed me on the local collective we started up a few years ago, Jamaa Al-Yad.
Palestine becomes emblematic of all dispossessed people; the farmer, displaced by capitalist and globalizing forces, becomes a symbol of resistance. To return to the land becomes not just a right but a duty; the restoration of the land to the … Continue reading
This poster was created collectively with other artists adding their posters to a newspaper published by the resistance movement currently occupying Wall Street. Occupied Wall Street Journal Occuprint