[AMP]lify: Session No. 1

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

Roslyn Karamoko

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.

Instagram: @detroitisthenewblack,www.detroitisthenewblack.com

Parker Munyagwa

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.cowww.munyagwa.com

Deon Mixon

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

Javier Reed

Outreach Director of Beyond Basics & Detroit Music Artist

A 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

Tony Whlgn

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.

Instagram: @tonyWhlgn

Facebook: @theWhlgnwww.tonyWhlgn.com

When & Where
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
TechTown Detroit
440 Burroughs Street
Bay 1
Detroit, MI 48202