Architecture for Humanity - SF
Monday, September 12, 2005
Prison Design Boycott: Poster Competition Announcement & Press Conference

09.15.05 6:00 pm

San Francisco, CA— Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) will present the winning entries in its Poster Design Competition for the Prison Design Boycott campaign Sept 15. The open competition, which has already attracted entries from across the country, is for a poster that describes why architects and others should refuse to design prisons. The winning entries will be both emotionally and graphically powerful. ADPSR will also present the first book from its publishing arm, New Village Press, A Beginner’s Guide to Community-Based Art. Among its profiles the book documents community art projects that challenge the prison system. A reception with light refreshments will begin at 6 PM, and a discussion with the selection panel will being at 6:30. The public is invited to attend.

Time: Thursday, September 15, 6-8 PM Location: Main Nave rear, California College of the Arts (CCA), 1111 Eighth Street, on the corner of Eighth and Irwin, San Francisco. http://www.cca.edu/about/directions.php The selection panel for the competition includes:

• Ray Beldner, Artist & Teacher • Rose Braz, Director, Critical Resistance
• Lisa Findley, Professor of Architecture, CCA
• Michael Marcum, Deputy Sheriff (retired), San Francisco Sheriff’s Department
• Raphael Sperry, Architect, President of ADPSR
• Jennifer Sterling, Professor of Graphic Design, CCA
• Donna Willmott, Family Advocacy Coordinator, Legal Services for
Prisoners with Children

To learn about the Prison Design Boycott, visit: www.adpsr.org/prisons and sign our pledge online.
Poster competition information: www.adpsr.org/prisons/poster
More information about ADPSR:

Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility is a national non-profit founded in 1983 dedicated to the involvement of achitects, designers, and plannes in issues of peace and social justice. www.adpsr.org


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