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IVAW 10th Anniversary Portfolio

Josh MacPhee, Siri Margerin, Jesse Purcell, Marshall Weber, Aaron J. Hughes, Drew Cameron, Jon Michael Turner, Nicolas Lampert, Melanie Cervantes, Roger Peet, Kevin Caplicki, Swoon
Publication Date: 2015
Artwork type: Print
Medium: silkscreen, offset print, letterpress, handmade paper
Dimensions: 15.0 in W x 24.0 in H x 2.0 in D
Binding Type: custom box, loose pages
Edition Size: 116
Price: USD 2800.00
Contributors
Josh MacPhee (artist)
Siri Margerin (artist)
Jesse Purcell (artist)
Drew Cameron (artist)
Roger Peet (artist)
Swoon (artist)
Origin
Chicago, IL
Description
“Celebrate People’s History: Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) – Ten Years of Fighting for Peace and Justice” is a portfolio project that documents the successful moments of Iraq Veterans Against the War’s ten year history.
 
IVAW HISTORY
 
Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) was founded in July 2004 to give voice to the large number of active duty service members and veterans who were against the war, but were under various pressures to remain silent. Today, IVAW members are in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Canada, and on numerous bases overseas. Over the past ten years IVAW members have spoken out and taken action to end the wars they served in and transform the society that fostered those wars. This portfolio uplifts this struggle in hopes it will continue to grow and provide lessons for generations to come.  IVAW has an unique and powerful history and it is time to celebrate and share it.
 
THE PORTFOLIO
 
Edition of 116 including 20 limited edition sponsorship portfolios
Number of prints: 66
Number of contributing artists: 55
Printing: silkscreen, offset and letterpress
Print dimensions: 12.5” x 19”
Prints housed in a die cut silkscreen printed box
Additional materials:
Project catalog with artist biographies and print descriptions
Reflections on IVAW zine
IVAW reader
 
ARTISTS
 
IVAW members–
Aaron Hughes, Edgar Gonzalez-Baeza, Chris May, Drew Cameron, Erica Slone, Kevin Basl, Eli Wright, G.Scott Raffield, Jeremy Bergren, Jon Turner, Ash Kyrie, Joyce Wagner, & Malachi Muncy,
 
Justseeds Members–
Pete Railand, Colin Matthes, Nicolas Lampert, Melanie Cervantes, Erik Ruin, Jesse Purcell, Roger Peet, Josh MacPhee, & Kevin Caplicki
 
Civilian Soldier Alliance Members–
Lily Hughes, & Siri Margerin
 
Allies-
Marshall Weber, Michael Rakowitz, Swoon, Joseph DeLappe, Laurie Macfee, Ehren Tool, Sarah Ross, Ryan Griffis, Katie Hargrave, Christopher Cardinale, Sanya Hyland, Sam Gould (Red76), Suellen Semekoski, Steve Lambert, Heath Schultz, Becky Nasadow, David Solnit, Eleanor Warner, Julia Warner & more
 
ORGANIZING & PUBLISHING ORGANIZATIONS
Booklyn Artists Alliance
Civilian-Soldier Alliance
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative
Repetitive Press
 
NOTE: For generations the people of Canada have provided refuge to U.S. war resisters. This gesture of solidarity and support was reflected in the production of this portfolio. A majority of the prints for Celebrate People’s History: Iraq Veterans Against the War—Ten Years of Fighting for Peace and Justice were printed at Repetitive Press in Toronto, Canada.
 
ORGANIZERS
Kevin Basl (Text Editor)
Aaron Hughes
Josh MacPhee
Siri Margerin
Jesse Purcell
Marshall Weber
 
SPONSORS
Boston Athenaeum
Cornell University Library, Rare and Manuscript Collections
Harvard University, Fine Arts Library
Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room
Swarthmore College, McCabe Library
University of Connecticut, Archives & Special Collections at the Dodd Research Center
University of Minnesota Libraries
Yale University, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
Wesleyan University
 
BOOKLET DESIGN
Aaron Hughes with guidance from Jerome Grand
 
BOX DESIGN
Box industrial and graphic design by Jesse Purcell and screenprinted by Repetitive Press.
 
NOTES ON PRINTS
Title and Colophon prints not shown in catalog were typeset and printed by Aaron Hughes and Mary Tremonte on Combat Paper by Nathan Lewis. Screenprinting by Repetitive Press done by Aaron Hughes and Jesse Purcell. Screenprints listed in catalog as by “Celebrate People’s History: IVAW Project Organizers” were designed by Aaron Hughes, Josh MacPhee, and Jesse Purcell.

66 Prints
IVAW reader
Reflections on IVAW zine
Project catalog with artist biographies and print descriptions
 
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