Utopia in Our Time! 2015
For the first time in years, the classic n+1 Utopia in Our Time! print is available again. Originally created by n+1's designer of ten years Dan O. Williams, we have teamed up with Exhibition A and screen printer Stefan Gunn to create a very limited new edition. This 2015 version features the exact same design as the original, but in a slightly modified red color.
Dan O. Williams, the print's designer, describes his vision:
Utopian dreams had become passé, but the idea of striving toward utopian goals shouldn’t be subject to the fashion cycle. Mark Greif, one of n+1’s editors, had a vision of wheatpasting New York with the sort of strident, earnest posters that might have been made in the civil rights era — or perhaps as a beacon from an alternate reality where utopian dreams of improving society actually became generations of radical change instead of a hokey throwback to hippie decadence. I was on the fence about the dolphins, thinking them too insincere, but I am coming around. Post-boomer irony was a disappointment in the fallen ideals of the world our parents left us, but it’s possible that even the most ripe irony targets (hang-in-there kitty, three howling wolves, leaping silver dolphins, doe-eyed kewpies) hold within them the dream of sincerity. Just as there are no ironic orgasms, utopia continues to assert its uncool power.
- Only ten prints available
- Single color screenprint on 110lb white paper, 16" x 24"
- Comes mailed flat and unframed
- Produced by n+1 and Exhibition A
- Screen printed by Stefan Gunn