Sign Painters Movie- Sydney, NSW
Thursday, 21 November 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (AEDT)
Surry Hills, New South Wales
Sign Painters Movie
This is an 80 minute documentary movie directed by Faythe Levine and Sam Maconfrom the USA, showing the quality & craftmanship of sign painting.
Sign Painters, the first anecdotal history of the craft, features the stories of more than two dozen sign painters working in cities throughout the United States. The documentary and book profiles sign painters young and old, from the new vanguard working solo to collaborative shops such as San Francisco’s New Bohemia Signs and New York’s Colossal Media’s Sky High Murals. More info about the makers and the book here.
The movie has screened a large number of times so far in the USA and Canada to great acclaim, and will now be screening in Melbourne (11/11 & 12/11) Sydney (21/11), Adelaide (25/11) and Newcastle (28/11), followed by other capital and major cities around Australia.
When & Where
Lo-Fi Collective in Collaboration with ID/Lab & Sumo Visual Group
LO-FI Collective is a Monthly showcase of Australia’s leading low brow artists, designers and photographers. The initiative is a rare move to support this exceptional home-grown art movement. LO-FI Collective is a monthly pop up Gallery with a no gallery fee or commission structure.