Blue School Speaker Series: FREE EVENT Please arrive 10 minutes before to find seating. Books available for purchase. Book signing and reception to follow.
Bonnie Siegler will lead an evening of conversation and discussion of her book, Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America. In hundreds of iconic, smart, angry, clever, unforgettable images, Signs of Resistance chronicles what truly makes America great: citizens unafraid of speaking truth to power.
Bonnie Siegler, voted one of the fifty most influential designers by Graphic Design USA, founded and runs the award-winning design studio Eight and a Half. She is best known for her design work for Saturday Night Live, the Criterion Collection, HBO, Late Night with Seth Meyers, StoryCorps, Climate Museum, Participant Media, and Newsweek. Recently, she was the creative director of the Trump parody memoir You Can’t Spell America Without Me by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen and created the main title sequences for Will & Grace since its beginning in 1998. She taught at the graduate level for many years at the School of Visual Arts and Yale University, conducted workshops at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Rhode Island School of Design, and judged design competitions nationwide. She is the author of Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America and Dear Client: This Book Will Teach You How to Get What You Want from Creative People.
The Blue Notes Speaker Series focuses on 21st century education: what it means, what it looks like, and how it is taking shape at Blue School and beyond. The series is open to the Blue School community and to the public, encouraging engaged and enlightened conversation.