Student Lecture Event: Postmodern Suicide

April 26th, 2013
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Room 211
Burns Art Center
Los Angeles, CA 90045


Event Description:
Don’t miss a special guest lecture and discussion on graphic design history focusing on the influence of designer Peter Saville and Factory Records on postmodern design, along with an examination of the music and ideas that made this design phenomenon possible. The talk will lurch from Situationism in France in the late 1960s, to protopunk and punk rock in the ’70s , to the post-punk and new wave era of Joy Division, The Durutti Column, Cabaret Voltaire and New Order.

About the Presenter:
Guest lecturer Eric Mathias is a California-based graphic designer and Graphic Design alumnus of Art Center College of Design. Born in San Francisco, Mathias is a creative consultant, art director and designer who operates his own design firm (National People’s Gang) and has served as frequent guest lecturer on Apple and Adobe products. In addition, he is a published news writer, editor and award-winning designer. His clients include AT&T, PBS and Disney, and Jaguar Motors.

By AIGA Los Angeles
Published March 21, 2013
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