Provoke. Create. Amplify.
[AMP]lify a bold series focused on local creative change makers, their projects and impact in Metro Detroit. As a part of many design communities, AIGA Detroit strives to amplify the creative voices in our neighborhoods, cities and towns. Each session includes individual or group, 20 minute presentations.
Food & Drink provided.
ASL Interpreter for Deaf & Hard of Hearing will be provided.
Free Parking in Tech Town Lot
Tech Town, Bay 1, Limited Seating
Thursday, March 14th, 2019 | 5:30pm-8:00pm
$15 General Admission | $20 at the Door
Founder / Détroit is the New Black
Called “The Motor City’s Hottest Designer” by TIME Magazine, Roslyn is the brainchild behind Detroit’s premier label and concept shop Détroit is the New Black. “Detroit is where you see creativity and opportunity intersect. I wanted the brand to reflect that intersection with diversity and inclusion”, says Karamoko.
Founder / Munyagwa Apparel
Parker Munyagwa founded Munyagwa Apparel in May of 2015. Born in Kampala, Uganda and raised in Grand Rapids Michigan, he began his artistic background in fashion and design at a young age. Believing in the importance self discovery and individuality, Parker’s vision encompasses that life is a constant journey inventing one’s self uniquely in all aspects.Instagram: @parkermunyagwa,@munyagwa.co, www.munyagwa.com
Designer / Gyro
Deon Mixon is a graphic designer, author, and poet from Detroit, MI. His work, both design and literary, are a reflection and embodiment of his overall identity and affinity for themes including God, existentialism, realism, monumentality, minimalism, wabi-sabi, and Swiss design.
Instagram & Twitter: @deonmixon_,www.deonmixon.com
Outreach Director of Beyond Basics & Detroit Music ArtistA Detroit risk taker and strategist whose making moves to benefit his community. As local lyricist, emcee, and musician he balances his time to serve as a community change agent. Javier highly regards his personal relationships and social capital.Instagram, Twitter, SoundCloud: @ImSoJreed,www.imsojreed.com
Visual Strategist / TonyWhlgn®
Tony Whlgn®, is a Visual Strategist, who enjoys partnering and learning with others. Through leading, he can integrate into cross-functional teams and blend creative problem-solving. In addition to directing all project stages from proposal and execution to delivery and presentation.
Facebook: @theWhlgn, www.tonyWhlgn.com