Throughout the city of Portland, billboards designed by teenagers will be replacing advertisements with messages of tolerance. This project is titled “Create, Don’t Hate!” and gives students the opportunity to work with design professionals to create meaningful communication in their neighborhoods.
Create! Don’t Hate. is a Design Ignites Change Youth Mentoring Initiative built around the theme of tolerance. designigniteschange.org
Design Ignites Change partnered with Michael Etter of re:active to bring together mentors and students from across the Portland area.
Project partners include re:active, AIGA Portland, Caldera Arts, p:ear, and Open Meadow as well as local design groups: The Cary Design Group, Makelike, Nike, Plazm, Pop Art & Obsessive Consumption.
This show is a benefit for re:active magazine. www.reactivemagazine.com
Show opens with artists’ reception, March 5, 2010 from 6-9pm.
Show closes March 26, 2010 free admission
1021 SE Caruthers
Portland OR 97214
Please come out and support the youth programs if you are in Portland. It will be a good event. If you know someone who might enjoy the work we do, or just an evening with some great people please forward this on.