Icons of Action: The Global Youth/Post-Youth Underground
May 11 - 30, 2002
Opening Reception: Friday, May 17, 2002, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Icons of Action is an exhibition featuring artists who have made a significant impact on underground subcultures worldwide. This exhibition attempts to define, understand and explore post-youth culture and consider how artists create underground communities, which in turn create a global presence without the assistance of commercial venues or mass media. The international network of post-youth scenes reflects the energy, confidence, and ambition of youth sub-cultures. Icons of Action showcases artists whose work and reputation adheres to this energy and aesthetic.
Featuring Amaze, Bratmobile, Sergio Brown, Demo Design, Shepard Fairey (Giant/Obey), Fawn Gehwieler, Barry McGee (Twist), and Volume One, Curated by Jonas Melvin and Julio Morales